New Letters
On The Air

Philip Lopate

Poetry Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19911129

Lopate writes poems and novels, but is best known for his personal essays. In his book AGAINST JOIE DE VIVRE, he takes on such subjects as the "good life,\" dating a smoker, his own childhood, and the nearly lost art of essay writing.

| Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Poetry Fiction |

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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.