Shepherd Express

A wide-ranging collection of interviews and profiles from twenty years of Jonathan Cott’s remarkable writingsJonathan Cott is a master of the interview, a form that is much less a matter of gathering quotes than of inspiring a thoughtful conversation. Cott gathered several of his published several of his conversations between hardcovers as Listening: Interviews 1970-1989.

The material represents Cott’s discussions with 22 leading figures in the fields of music, science, children’s literature and psychology. His subjects also include two of Europe’s major filmmakers of the late 20th century Warner Herzog and Federico Fellini.


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University of Minnesota Press Podcast


Art and Posthumanism: Cary Wolfe in conversation with Art after Nature series editors Giovanni Aloi and Caroline Picard.


Life in Plastic: Petrochemical fantasies and synthetic sensibilities, with Caren Irr, Lisa Swanstrom, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Daniel Worden.


Live: A book launch for We Are Meant to Rise at Next Chapter Booksellers features Carolyn Holbrook, David Mura, Douglas Kearney, Melissa Olson, Said Shaiye, and Kao Kalia Yang.