Interviews with Authors 2020-01-26T01:31:15+00:00

INTERVIEWS with AUTHORS

“A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen,” LARB Radio Hour, December 9, 2019

“The Ship of State: A Conversation with Dave Eggers,” Los Angeles Review of Books, November 22, 2019

“This Storm: Interview with James Ellroy,” LARB Radio Hour, August, 2019

“The Parade: A Conversation with Dave Eggers,” LARB Radio Hour, August 2019

“Talent Show: A Conversation with Juliet Lapidos,” LARB Radio Hour, Los Angeles, April 26, 2019

“A Conversation with Ayesha H. Attah and Nana-Ama Danquah,” View Park CA, February 2019

“A Life in Letters: A Conversation with Margaret Atwood,” UCR, Riverside CA, February 2019

“A Conversation with Margaret Atwood,” LARB, Los Angeles CA, February 2019

“A Conversation with Ian Rankin,” Los Angeles, January 2019

“Good Fortune: A Conversation with Seth Greenland,” Chevalier’s Books, November 2018

“A Conversation with Laurie Winer and Seth Greenland, LARB Radio Hour, October 2018

“A Conversation with Eric Vuillard and Laurie Winer,” Chevalier’s Books, LARB, September 2018

“The Missing Narrator: A Conversation with Rachel Cusk,” LARB, Los Angeles CA, May 2018.

“A Conversation with Erwin Chemerinsky,” LARB Luminary event, Pacific Palisades CA, April 2018.

“Gun Love: A Conversation with Jill Clement,” LARB Book Club, Los Angeles CA, March 2018.

“A Conversation with Lynne Tillman,” LARB Authors Series, Los Angeles CA, March 2018.

“Interview with Antonio Damasio and Eric Newman, LARB Radio Hour, February 2018.

“A Life in Letters: An Evening with Maxine Hong Kingston,” LARB Luminary event, Los Angeles CA, February 2018.

“A Conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston,” UCR Writers Week, Riverside CA, February 2018.

“A Conversation with Alan Alda and K.C. Cole,” LARB Luminary event, Beverly Hills CA, January 2018.

“A Conversation with Janet Fitch,” Los Angeles CA, November 2017.

“The Paris Review:  A Conversation with Lorin Stein,” Los Angeles, CA, July 2017.

“A Conversation with Mary Gaitskill,” LARB Radio Hour Los Angeles, CA, June 2017.

“A Conversation with Frank Gehry,” Pacific Palisades, CA, June 2017.

“A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen,” LARB, March 3, 2017.

“A Conversation with Lena Dunham,” Pacific Palisades CA, December 2016.

The LARB Radio Hour Live, with Jose Cuellar, Ha Jin, Jade Chang, and Rabih Alameddine. Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, San Francisco CA November 2016.

“A Conversation with Nicholson Baker,” LARB Radio Hour, Los Angeles CA. September 2016.

“A Conversation with Ngugi wa Thiong’o,” Pacific Palisades, CA, September 2016.

“A Conversation with Nicholson Baker,” LARB Radio Hour, Los Angeles CA. September 2016.

Interview, Elif Batuman, Los Angeles/New York, June 2016.

Tom Lutz with Judith Freeman, Los Angeles, June 2016.

Live radio broadcast. The LARB Radio Hour Live with Geoff Dyer, Terry McMillan, and Jonathan Gold. Skylight Books Annex, December 2015

Simon Winchester with Tom Lutz. ALOUD Series. LA Public Library, November 2015.

“Interview with Iconic Poet Nikki Giovanni,” Los Angeles Review of Books, May 18, 2015

“Tavis Smiley’s New Memoir of Maya Angelou,” LARB, May 1, 2015

Tom Lutz and Sam Quinones. Chevalier’s Bookstore, April 2016.

Tom Lutz and Juan Felipe Herrera. Pacific Palisades, April 2016.

“John Rechy: An Interview” (with John-Michael Andriote), Los Angeles Review of Books, January 17, 2015

Translator Jessica Powell. Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, January 2016.

Tom Lutz with Percival Everett. Chevalier’s Books, December 2015.

Facebook Conference. Percival Everett and Tom Lutz. Tom’s Book Club, Los Angeles Review of Books. https://www.facebook.com/groups/TomsBookClub, December 2015.

“An Interview with No Pictures: BJ Novak,” Los Angeles Review of Books, Dec 9, 2014

“Interview with David Grand,” Los Angeles Review of Books, October 29, 2014

“Interview with Krys Lee, Los Angeles Review of Books, October 26, 2014

“Interview with Daniel Alarcón,” Los Angeles Review of Books, October 8, 2014

“Interview with Cartoonist Ben Katchor,” Los Angeles Review of Books, September 8, 2014

Facebook Conference. LARB Book Club: Walter Mosley with Tom Lutz. https://www.facebook.com/groups/TomsBookClub/, August 2015.

Tom Lutz with Viet Thanh Nguyen. Tom Lutz with Viet Thanh Nguyen. Los Angeles Review of Books/ Chevalier’s Books, August 2015.

Laila Lalami with Tom Lutz. Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, August 2015.

Jane Smiley with Tom Lutz, Los Angeles Review of Books, Pacific Palisades, CA, June 2015.

An Introduction to Norman Lear, Pacific Palisades, CA, April 2015.

A Conversation with Seth Greenland. Los Angeles, CA, February 2015.

A Conversation with NoViolet Bulawayo, Pacific Palisades, CA, February 2015.

Interview, James Ellroy, Emerson College LA, December 6, 2014

Interview, Lisa See, LARB Event, Los Angeles, November 8, 2014

Interview, Matthew Weiner, LARB Event, Los Angeles, August 2, 2014

“All Novelists Want To Be Rock Stars: A Conversation with TC Boyle,” Los Angeles Review of Books, April 23, 2014

Interview, Jill Sobule, LARB Event, Los Angeles, April 19, 2014

“Kate Gale, Founder of Red Hen Press,” Los Angeles Review of Books, March 25, 2014

“On The Color Master: A Conversation with Aimee Bender,” Los Angeles Review of Books, February 10, 2014

Interview, Krys Lee, LARB Event, Los Angeles, February 1, 2014

Interview, Mona Simpson and Jonathan Gold, LARB Event, December 7, 2013

Interview, T.C. Boyle, LARB Event, Santa Barbara, November 2, 2013

Interview, Kirk Johnson, Levantine Center, Los Angeles, October 20, 2013

Interview, Reza Aslan, LARB Event, Los Angeles, July 24, 2013

Interview, Antonio Damasio, LARB Event, Los Angeles, June 2013

“Interview with Walter Mosley,” Los Angeles Review of Books, June 27, 2013

“Interview with David Shields,” Los Angeles Review of Books, February 20, 2013

“Dave Barry and Insane City,” Los Angeles Review of Books, January 20, 2013

“James Ellroy on His Latest Novella,” Los Angeles Review of Books, November 21, 2012

“Gregg Hurwitz,” Los Angeles Review of Books, June 14, 2012

“Toby Miller on Greening the Media,” Los Angeles Review of Books, June 8, 2012

“The Death of the Hollywood Novel, with Michael Tolkin,” Los Angeles Review of Books, April 18, 2012

Interview, Jon Robin Baitz, LARB Event, Los Angeles, January 2012

“Leo Braudy on the Hollywood Sign,” Los Angeles Review of Books, January 23, 2012

“Antielitism Left and Right: An Interview with Catherine Liu,” Los Angeles Review of Books, 2012