Lauren OylerMar 16, 2021
In a live show, sponsored by Buffalo Street Books in Ithaca, NY, Lauren and I discuss the opiating allure of social media, the impossibility of authenticity, and our desire for books without cellphones.
Books Recommended in this episode:
Lauren Oyler recommends:
- The Faces, Tove Ditlevsen
- On the Edge of Reason, Miroslav Krleža
- The Princess of 72nd Street, Elaine Kraf
- Mona, Pola Oloixarac
- Dark Constellations, Pola Oloixarac
- Savage Theories, Pola Oloixarac
- The Divorce, Cesar Aira
Chris Holmes is Chair of Literatures in English and Associate Professor at Ithaca College. He writes criticism on contemporary global literatures. His book, Kazuo Ishiguro as World Literature, is under contract with Bloomsbury Publishing. He is the co-director of The New Voices Festival, a celebration of work in poetry, prose, and playwriting by up-and-coming young writers.