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Now displaying: May, 2012
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
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