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Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book

Literary Affairs

Beyond the Book is presented by Literary Affairs a literary lifestyle company that has been promoting great literature and fostering a community of book lovers for two decades. Beyond the Book offers book club style salons with best-selling and literary debut authors, literary talks on classic novels, professionally facilitated book groups, panel discussions and cultural conversations related to current books. Each audio or video episode is curated by Literary Affairs founder and leader Julie Robinson to inspire thoughtful conversations and continue our mission of bringing together readers and writers. We know that we are not alone in feeling that reading books enriches our lives, deepens our humanity and helps us better understand and have compassion for the world we live in. With Beyond the Book podcasts you don’t just have to read a book you can experience it along with us.
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CAROL EDGARIAN on VERA

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07/18/21 • 69 min

This Beyond the Book interview with Carol Edgarian was recorded at an online Books & Bathrobes event in April 2021. The in-depth book club style discussion about her most recent novel Vera is an exploration of the aftermath of a catastrophe as we ourselves are emerging from the isolation of a global pandemic. Julie Robinson and Carol talk about the overarching themes of home, of being the outsider and survival.

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07/18/21 • 69 min

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WHITNEY SCHARER on THE AGE OF LIGHT

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06/23/19 • 45 min

This very special Beyond the Book conversation with Whitney Scharer was recorded live at ROSEGALLERY in Santa Monica, California. Julie Robinson and Whitney Scharer engaged in a book club style discussion about Whitney's novel, The Age of Light, followed by a brief Q & A. Their conversation covered Lee Miller's life and photography of course but also food, art, and love. Recorded live April 2019.

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06/23/19 • 45 min

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LAUREN GROFF on FLORIDA

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09/10/18 • 46 min

A Beyond the Book Conversation with Lauren Groff about her most recent short story collection Florida. Literary Affairs own Julie Robinson called Lauren Groff for a book club style discussion about her book. This Beyond the Book podcast is the full in-depth conversation, we hope individual readers and book clubs enjoy.

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09/10/18 • 46 min

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MEDICI PRIZE WINNER MIN JIN LEE on PACHINKO

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03/14/19 • 61 min

A Beyond the Book interview with Min Jin Lee recorded live at The Beverly Hills Literary Escape. Min Jin Lee’s novel Pachinko was awarded the 2018 Medici Book Club Prize and she joined Julie Robinson on stage for a freewheeling book club style conversation about her novel, libraries, books and more. This is the first in a series of podcasts from the yearly book festival to be released. It was recorded on November 3, 2018.

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03/14/19 • 61 min

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02/15/19 • 58 min

A very special Beyond the Book Conversation recorded Live with Dani Shapiro about her memoir Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love. Literary Affairs own Julie Robinson sat down with her friend Dani Shapiro for an intimate book club discussion about her memoir, her writing life, identity, and family secrets. Our Beyond the Book podcast is the full live and in-depth conversation, that took place at our exclusive Books & Breakfast event on February 12, 2019.
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02/15/19 • 58 min

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RACHEL KUSHNER on THE MARS ROOM

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11/25/18 • 55 min

A Literary Affairs Beyond the Book Conversation with Rachel Kushner about her most recent novel The Mars Room. Literary Affairs own Julie Robinson called Rachel Kushner for a book club style discussion about her novel. This Beyond the Book podcast is the full in-depth conversation, we hope individual readers and book clubs enjoy.

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11/25/18 • 55 min

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PAULA MCLAIN on LOVE AND RUIN

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05/31/19 • 50 min

A Beyond the Book interview with Paula McLain recorded live at The Literary Escape at Miraval Tucson. Paula McLain and Julie Robinson talked to a book club audience about Paula’s latest novel Love and Ruin, that led to a conversation about The Paris Wife, Martha Gellhorn and of course lots and lots about Ernest Hemingway. It was recorded in March 2019.

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05/31/19 • 50 min

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MARK SARVAS on MEMENTO PARK

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05/22/18 • 31 min

A Beyond the Book Conversation with Mark Sarvas about his novel Memento Park. Literary Affairs own Julie Robinson sat down with Mark Sarvas for an intimate book club discussion about his novel answering a lot of the questions that were discussed in many of our Literary Affairs book clubs. Our Beyond the Book podcast is the opening of an hour long in-depth conversation, that took place in the hip bar at the Hotel Bel-Air, and was followed by a Q&A with the audience.

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05/22/18 • 31 min

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MEG WOLITZER on THE FEMALE PERSUASION

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04/22/18 • 69 min

A Beyond the Book Conversation with NYT best-selling author Meg Wolitzer about her most recent novel The Female Persuasion. Literary Affairs own Julie Robinson sat down with Meg Wolitzer for an intimate book club discussion that takes readers beyond the headlines surrounding the release as they discuss female friendships, coming of age, mentors, sexuality, power, and ambition. Their in depth discussion about the book is followed by a Q&A.

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04/22/18 • 69 min

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LAILA LALAMI on THE OTHER AMERICANS

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10/31/19 • 55 min

A Beyond the Book conversation with Laila Lalami recorded live at Koutoubia, a Moroccan restaurant in Los Angeles. Julie Robinson and Laila Lalami discussed with a book club audience her acclaimed novel The Other Americans. Laila offers a great deal of insight into the far-reaching themes in her novel, the architecture required to balance her multiple narrative threads and the importance of minority voices being heard. It was recorded in May 2019.

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10/31/19 • 55 min

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How many episodes does Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book have?

Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book currently has 26 episodes available.

What topics does Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book cover?

The podcast is about Learning, Literature, Publishing, Love, Community, Reading, Author, Podcasts, Books, Arts, Authors and Life.

What is the most popular episode on Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book?

The episode title 'CAROL EDGARIAN on VERA' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book?

The average episode length on Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book is 64 minutes.

How often are episodes of Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book released?

Episodes of Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book are typically released every 26 days, 16 hours.

When was the first episode of Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book?

The first episode of Literary Affairs presents Beyond the Book was released on Apr 13, 2018.

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