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BOOKS: Meet novelist Sam Lipsyte

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Columbia J-school's MA in Arts and Culture program presents dialogues with dynamic artists of varying backgrounds. Writer Sam Lipsyte is a unique homegrown treasure, a writer who has been deemed “one the greatest black humorists alive” by Details and whose voice has been termed “repulsive, hilarious and devastatingly self-aware,” by the New Yorker. The author of Venus Drive, The Subject Steve and Home Land, his newest novel, The Ask, a New York Times Notable Book and bestseller, was just published in paperback. He is also Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing at Columbia University. Produced by Shira Dicker, Nuria Net, Alyssa Noel, Jimmy So and Parizaad Khan. Questions to sd2596 @ columbia.edu or call 646.915.9583.