Annabelle Gurwitch is the guest. Her new book, Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories About My Family You Might Relate To, is available now from Blue Rider Press.
In today's monologue, I tell a tragic, over-long story involving spinning class, code names, spelling, and grim humiliation.
In today's monologue, I read more listener mail.
Michael Finkel is the guest. He is the author of True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa, which was made into a film starring Jonah Hill and James Franco. His latest book is called The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit, available now from Knopf.
In today's monologue, I talk briefly about becoming a hermit, and then I respond to some listener mail.
Melissa Febos is the guest. Her new memoir is called Abandon Me, available now from Bloomsbury.
This is Melissa's second appearance on the program. She was my guest in Episode 2, which first aired on September 22, 2011.
In today's monologue, I read listener mail. The topic is drinking and writing.