Speaker - David Kipen

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David Kipen founded the Libros Schmibros lending library and neighborhood bookshop last summer at 2000 E. First Street in Boyle Heights, where his family used to live. He has been the book editor and critic of the San Francisco Chronicle and director of literature at the National Endowment for the Arts, where he developed and ran The Big Read initiative. David is the author of The Schreiber Theory: A Radical Rewrite of American Film History (Melville House, 2006) and translator of Cervantes' The Dialogue of the Dogs (Melville House, 2009), and he wrote the introductions to this spring's republished WPA guides to Los Angeles and San Francisco (UC Press).

3 Programs

Slam Poetry from The Get Lit Players

09.15.16 | 00:24:20 min | 0 comments

L.A. Stories: Thomas Pynchon

02.21.14 | 00:22:06 min | 0 comments

In Conversation with Ian McEwan

04.12.10 | 01:15:41 min | 10 comments