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Otherppl with Brad Listi

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Jul 8, 2012
  Seth Greenland is the guest.  He's the author of three novels, the most recent of which is The Angry Buddhist, now available from Europa Editions. The New York Times calls it: ...a fine, high-end beach read for this election ... Continue reading
Jul 4, 2012
Elizabeth Collins is today's guest.  She's the editor of The Beautiful Anthology, a collection of essays, stories, and poems from TNB Books, all of which are centered on the topic of beauty.  She's also the author of a memoir called ... Continue reading
Jul 1, 2012
Joshua Henkin is the guest.  He is the author of several books, the most recent of which is a novel called The World Without You, now available from Pantheon.  He is also the director of the MFA program in Fiction ... Continue reading
Jun 27, 2012
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Jun 24, 2012
Kate Christensen is today's guest (photo credit:  Marion Ettlinger).  She's the author of six novels, the fourth of which, The Great Man, won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award.  Her latest novel, The Astral, is now available in trade paperback from Anchor ... Continue reading
Jun 20, 2012
Today's episode of Other People is brought to you by Audible.com.  And here's a special offer:  Right now, listeners of this program can get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial.  To get your free audiobook, just click ... Continue reading
Jun 17, 2012
Elizabeth Crane is the guest.  She's the author of three story collections—When the Messenger is Hot, All This Heavenly Glory, and You Must Be This Happy to Enter.  Her debut novel, We Only Know So Much, is now available from ... Continue reading
Jun 13, 2012
Miles Klee is the guest.  He's the author of a debut novel called Ivyland, now available from O/R Books. Publishers Weekly raves: Delightfully manic and sharply intelligent … Klee is undoubtedly a formidable talent in the making—he can make sentences crackle ... Continue reading
Jun 10, 2012
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Jun 6, 2012
Esi Edugyan is the guest.  She's a Canadian author whose novel, Half-Blood Blues,  was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2011.  It won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and is now available from Picador here in the United States. The ... Continue reading
Jun 3, 2012
Jerry Stahl is today's guest.  He's the author of several books, including the memoir Permanent Midnight, which was adapted into a film starring Ben Stiller.  Other titles include novels like I, Fatty and Pain Killers.  And most recently, he co-authored ... Continue reading
May 30, 2012
Jim Lynch is today's guest.  He's the author of three novels, the most recent of which is Truth Like the Sun, now available from Knopf.  It was the May selection for the TNB Book Club. Janet Maslin of the New ... Continue reading
May 27, 2012
Elna Baker is the guest.  She's the author of memoir The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance, now available from Penguin.  She's also an accomplished performer, having appeared at The Moth, on This American Life, WTF, Studio 360, Radiolab, ... Continue reading
May 23, 2012
Edgar Oliver is the guest. He is an American stage and film actor, a poet, a performance artist, and a playwright.  His poetry collections include The Man Who Loved Plants, and his plays include The Drowning Pages.  Onstage, he has ... Continue reading
May 20, 2012
Ben Fountain is the guest.  He is the author of the debut short story collection Brief Encounters with Che Guevara (Harper Perennial), which won him the PEN/Hemingway Award.  And now he has published his first novel, entitled Billy Lynn's Long ... Continue reading
May 16, 2012
Emily St. John Mandel is the guest.  Her latest novel is called The Lola Quartet, and it is available now from Unbridled Books. Library Journal, in a starred review, raves: In this transcendent third novel, Emily St. John Mandel combines ... Continue reading
May 13, 2012
Etgar Keret is the guest.  He's the author of several books, the most recent of which is called Suddenly, a Knock on the Door, now available from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Jonathan Safran Foer calls it Keret’s greatest book yet—the ... Continue reading
May 9, 2012
David Rees is the guest.  He's the author of How to Sharpen Pencils, a practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening, for writers, artists, contractors, flange turners, anglesmiths, and civil servants, with illustrations showing current practice, ... Continue reading
May 6, 2012
Chloe Caldwell is today's guest.  She's the author of a debut essay collection called Legs Get Led Astray, now available from Future Tense Books. Raves Cheryl Strayed: Chloe Caldwell’s Legs Get Led Astray is a scorching hot glitter box of youthful despair and ... Continue reading
May 2, 2012
Kris D'Agostino is the guest.  He's the author of the debut novel The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac (Algonquin), which was the March selection for the TNB Book Club. Raves Brock Clarke, author of Exley: A singularly funny, bitter, bold book ... Continue reading
Apr 29, 2012
Matt Bell is the guest.  He's the author of several chapbooks, a fiction collection called How They Were Found, and his most recent book is a novella called Cataclysm Baby, now available from Mud Luscious Press. Karen Russell, author of ... Continue reading
Apr 25, 2012
Noah Hawley is the guest.  He's the author of several books, the most recent of which is a novel called The Good Father, now available from Doubleday.  He's also an accomplished writer and producer in film and television.  He wrote ... Continue reading
Apr 22, 2012
James Bernard Frost is the guest.  He's the author of the novel A Very Minor Prophet, now available from Hawthorne Books. Raves Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club: To date only Gus Van Sant has depicted the grim, dim, greasy, ... Continue reading
Apr 18, 2012
Heidi Julavits is today's guest.  She's the author of four books, the most recent of which is a novel called The Vanishers, now available from Doubleday. And she's also the co-editor of The Believer magazine. Here's what The New York ... Continue reading
Apr 15, 2012
Rosecrans Baldwin is the guest.  He's a co-founder of The Morning News and the author of a new memoir called Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down, available on April 24th from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Kirkus, in ... Continue reading
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