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TMR 17.6: “The Letters Defeated You” [Eltit + Hahn]

In addition to talking about the Trump/Tesla/Lockwood conspiracy theory, our hosts this week discuss “bone avalanches,” how translators are paid, the global literary network available for “experimental” books translated into English, “runts,” Lativa’s obsession with MILF graffiti, “catching fire,” and driving a convertible off a cliff.

This week’s music is “Bicameral” by The Range.

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You can watch next week’s episode (June 15th, 10am ET) which will cover through page 136 in Never Did the Fire and page 152 in Catching Fire live on YouTube here, and watch all previous seasons on our YouTube channel.

Follow Open Letter, Chad Post, and Brian Wood for random thoughts and information about upcoming guests.

Be sure to order Brian’s book, Joytime Killbox, which is available at better bookstores everywhere thanks to BOA Editions. And all of Katie’s translations, especially Four by Four, Last Words on Earthand her forthcoming Translator Triptych.

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