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SALon Podcast Episode 1
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We’ve debuting our first episode of Salmagundi’s podcast, SALon, below.
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Salmagundi Magazine’s “SALon” Podcast, Episode 1 SALon: TRANSLATION
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June 21, 2019

Translation: a carrying over but also a blundering through, a desire, perhaps a little feral, to get hold of what you don’t possess and transform it into something you can use, something that’s yours.Listen in to Episode 1 of Salmagundi’s Podcast “SALon” …

Mary Gordon translates her phobias into non-fiction: on boredom & bad smells 3:26 ARCHIVES 1 Rudolf Arnheim on Van Gogh and Gauguin: translating nature 10:40 Peter Gizzi: Rainy Days & Monday — Pop into Poetry 11:37 ARCHIVES 2 Ben Belitt on translators: illusionists, epistimologists, and the sybil 20:57 Vijay Seshadri: Bach, Etta James, Amazing Grace, Commas & Full Stops 22:20 ARCHIVES 3 Terry Caesar on English in Japan 26:27 Taerin Kim: On Family and Not Speaking the Same Language 28:37 James Miller on “El Paso"and Music Writing 30:46 Max Nelson on film-maker Claire Denis and translating emotion in film 35:31

Autistic Enchantment: Why Chess?

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Arguing Belief and Unbelief: A Symposium – Session One

Faith, Doubt, Atheism, Obedience

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Watching House of Cards in the Age of Donald Trump

In Lieu Of A Preface

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What I Saw at the Pictures

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October Berceuse

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Hunting Days

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Layering Lives

Fiction by Tolstaya and Muñoz Molina

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Shabby Gentility

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“I’ve Cooked the Pudding”

On Djibril Diop Mambety

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Still Learning

A Review of Edward St. Aubyn, Dunbar

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Exoticism Redeemed:

Patrick Leigh Fermor in the Caribbean

Pieces

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Ricky Gordon’s opera, Ellen West, based on Frank Bidart’s poem, in rehearsal at Opera Saratoga

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Frank Bidart’s ‘Ellen West’ Becomes an Opera

In the Pages of the Tehran Times

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

On Boredom and Bad Smells

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

The Shipwrecked Mind:

On Political Reaction

Quartet

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La Distruzione del Padre

An Interview with Louise Bourgeois

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

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Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline …
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April 16, 2019Chase Twichell’s poem “Sad Song” is featured in Salmagundi #190-191. Here’s an audio piece about the poem—including an original interview with Twichell—created by Skidmore student Olivia Fidler in a course that’s a colloboration between the college’s Documentary Studies (MDOCs) program and the magazine.

Tragic Destinies

Hemingway And Plath Letters

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

The Land of Utopian Denial

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

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Conducting the Light and The Dark

A Note on Jason Molina

True Believer: My Friendship with Cynthia Ozick

A Possum Entering the Argument

Salmagundi No. 162-163, (2009)