It Is What It Is: Exclusive Audio

New York Live Arts presents

Marjani Forte
Nov 15-19

It Is What It Is: Exclusive Audio

In Jeremy Deller’s project “It Is What It Is: Conversations About Iraq” journalists, veterans, refugees and scholars converse about their experiences over the past ten years.

David Means’s Hystopia by Chantal McStay
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The crisply constructed short stories for which David Means has become renowned are high and tight. His new—and first—novel, Hystopia, is something shaggier, departing, in its theoretical approach, from the New Yorker School of Fiction for the emerging field of narrative medicine, in which testimonies of trauma are inherently wooly and chaotic rather than refined and concise.

Two Stories by Thomas Israel Hopkins

An Obstacle to Empathy

I am conducting an interview with a general who is in the process of authorizing an invasion of a country that borders both his and mine.