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Jan 29, 2012

Caroline Leavitt is the guest.  She's the author of nine novels, the most recent of which is called Pictures of You, a New York Times bestseller, now available from Algonquin Books. Kirkus Reviews calls it "heartfelt, deft, and highly readable ... Continue reading

Jan 25, 2012

Vanessa Veselka is the guest.  She's the author of the novel Zazen, now available from Red Lemonade. Says Publishers Weekly:  "Veselka's prose is chiseled and laced with arsenic observations...[Zazen] makes a case for hope and meaning amid sheer madness." Endless ... Continue reading

Jan 22, 2012

  The guest is Alan Heathcock, author of the critically acclaimed story collection Volt, now available from Graywolf Press. Volt was named a Best Book of 2011 by a variety of publications, including Publishers Weekly, GQ, the Chicago Tribune, the ... Continue reading

Jan 18, 2012

  D.R. Haney is the guest.  He's the author of the novel Banned for Life (And/Or Press) and the nonfiction collection Subversia, now available from TNB Books. PANK magazine calls Subversia "...heartfelt and personal...a joyful read..." Duke is an old ... Continue reading

Jan 15, 2012

The guest today is Tayari Jones, author of the novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, and most recently, Silver Sparrow, now available from Algonquin Books. Library Journal, in a starred review, calls it a "a graceful and shining work about finding ... Continue reading