A public media bookcast devoted to thought-provoking conversations with today’s brightest writers, thinkers and influencers. Hosted by Maddie Orton, with guest host Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, Author Imprint is a place for thorough discussions about the forces shaping our world and how authors are inspired to respond to them.
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Cartoonist Roz Chast discusses her new graphic guidebook, a love letter to New York City.
Becky Aikman tells how Thelma and Louise beat the odds to become a classic.
Jeremiah Moss discusses what's lost when the city gets developed in "Vanishing New York."
Jason Reynolds discusses his upcoming books and why he writes for young people.
Ada Calhoun discusses growing up on St. Marks Place and its role in New York history.
Hari Kunzru discusses his novel “White Tears” and the conversation about race in America.
Jeremiah Moss discusses gentrification and what concerned New Yorkers can do to help.
Jason Reynolds talks about bridging the reading gap and his upcoming Track series.
Writer Jason Reynolds talks about creating texture for the first Afro-Latino Spider-Man.
We ask attendees of the National Book Foundation conference why they care about reading.
Hari Kunzru describes the legacy of blues collecting and race in America.
Hari Kunzru discusses how he tries to make avant-garde techniques enjoyable for readers.
Ada Calhoun discusses changes to the East Village and how they're perceived by residents.
Author Ada Calhoun talks about nostalgia for old St. Marks Place.