20 episodes

In Contrast, explores culture in the making with host Ilan Stavans. Join us for a look at creativity and the creative process through the eyes of artists, activists, translators, writers, politicians and musicians, in a space that encourages diverse perspectives and where divergent voices can be heard. From New England Public Radio (NEPR), In Contrast is released twice a month. Music heard on In Contrast is provided by the Fresh Cut Orchestra.

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In Contrast, explores culture in the making with host Ilan Stavans. Join us for a look at creativity and the creative process through the eyes of artists, activists, translators, writers, politicians and musicians, in a space that encourages diverse perspectives and where divergent voices can be heard. From New England Public Radio (NEPR), In Contrast is released twice a month. Music heard on In Contrast is provided by the Fresh Cut Orchestra.

    In Contrast #51: The Writer’s Craft - Jennifer Egan

    In Contrast #51: The Writer’s Craft - Jennifer Egan

    Jennifer Egan is an author of novels and short stories. As a journalist, she frequently writes for the New York Times Magazine . Her novel A Visit from the Goon Squad won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2011 and her most recent work Manhattan Beach won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction in 2018.

    • 56 min
    In Contrast #50: Toxic Masculinity – Richard Russo

    In Contrast #50: Toxic Masculinity – Richard Russo

    Richard Russo is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Empire Falls . His most recent novel is Chances Are .

    • 45 min
    In Contrast #49: In Search of Heroes - Andri Snær Magnason

    In Contrast #49: In Search of Heroes - Andri Snær Magnason

    Andri Snær Magnason is an Icelandic writer and environmental activist. His latest book is the young adult novel, The Casket of Time .

    • 37 min
    In Contrast Update

    In Contrast Update

    In Contrast will return with a new episode on September 11th with author Andri Snær Magnason.

    • 58 sec
    In Contrast #48: The Future of Hampshire College – Ken Rosenthal

    In Contrast #48: The Future of Hampshire College – Ken Rosenthal

    Ken Rosenthal is one of the founders of Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts. Known for its innovative approach to education, Hampshire announced in 2018 that it was facing a financial crisis and that it was not going to admit a full-class in the fall of 2019. In April 2019, Rosenthal was appointed interim president. The future of Hampshire, like many small liberal arts colleges, is in question.

    • 48 min
    In Contrast #47 - Stories without Words - Aaron Becker

    In Contrast #47 - Stories without Words - Aaron Becker

    Aaron Becker is an author and illustrator of children’s books. In 2014, Becker was a Caldecott honoree for “Journey,” part 1 of a trilogy of books that includes “Quest” and “Return.”

    • 40 min

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