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S.E. Hinton – The Outsiders

Late Night Love Affair, hosted by Sarah Marshall and Candace Opper Welcome to the first episode of Late Night Love Affair—a new podcast recently adapted from the short-lived and much-loved video series, Late Night Lit. On today’s episode, hosts Candace Opper and Sarah Marshall discuss S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. Topics of conversation include adolescent boys, lipstick application,

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February 20, 2014

The Universal Luxury of Not Having to Cook for Yourself

Forget Thanksgiving. I decided to theme November “Food Month” based on my discovery of a book called Grand Forks—a collection of restaurant reviews by the prolific Marilyn Hagerty, whose food column “Eatbeat” has been a staple in local paper The Grand Forks Herald since the mid-1980s. Hagerty gained some notoriety in 2012 for an Olive Garden

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November 18, 2013

Succumbed to Floodwaters or Adolescence

I grew up in New England, where ghost folklore is as culturally integrated as pizza or lighthouses or the history of Thanksgiving. Our small universe was multilayered in the troubled history of the dead. We found it in the farmhouses with foundations built from stacked stones, the boneyards dating back to yellow fever, the remains of cobblestone

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September 4, 2013

A Map at the Back of the Room: In Conversation with Aisha Sabatini Sloan

Aisha Sabatini Sloan wrote the book I wished I could have read back when I was an undergraduate film student at Rhode Island College, buried neck-high in a dense thicket of film theory. The essays in her debut, The Fluency of Light, reveal a series of confluences between the personal and the cultural, shifting between

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May 13, 2013

A Life Divided: Oksana Marafioti’s American Gypsy

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012 Reviewed by Candace Opper “In Europe, the words ‘thief’ and ‘swindler’ are synonymous with ‘Romani,’ and the conflicts between cultures often end in violence. The roots of this animosity span centuries, and trying to make sense of them would take up an entire book on its own.” When Oksana Marafioti

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January 29, 2013

Want Less: A Q&A with Carl Adamshick

This month on Late Night Debut we’ll feature Carl Adamshick’s poetry collection, Curses and Wishes. Carl’s debut collection is the winner of the 2010 Walt Whitman Award, and he was recently named the 2012 Stafford/Hall Oregon Book Award winner. Along with Michael McGriff, he is also a founding editor of Tavern Books, a not-for-profit organization

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December 28, 2012

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