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Jul 31, 2013

Adelle Waldman is the guest. Her debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., is now available from Henry Holt. 

Jess Walter calls it

“A smart, engaging 21st-century comedy of manners in which the debut novelist Adelle Waldman crawls convincingly around inside the head of one Nathaniel (Nate) Piven. [She shows]...

Jul 28, 2013

Abigail Tarttelin is the guest. Her new novel, Golden Boy, has just been published in the United States by Atria Books.

Booklist, in a starred review, calls it

“A dramatic, thoroughgoing investigation of the complexities of sexuality and gender.... A warmly human coming-of-age story, thanks to the fact that Max is...

Jul 24, 2013

Nick Antosca is the guest. A staff writer on the upcoming NBC show Believe, helmed by J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón, he is also the author of several books, the most recent of which is a story collection called The Girlfriend Game, available now from Word Riot Press.

Peter Straub says

"These lovely stories float out...

Jul 21, 2013

Alissa Nutting is the guest. Her debut novel, Tampa, is now available from Ecco. 

Time magazine calls it

"A gutsy attempt by a young, female author to embody a wholly unsympathetic female narrator and probe the question of whether society lets women essentially get away with crimes for which men are excoriated."


Jul 17, 2013

Elliott Holt is the guest. Her debut novel, You Are One of Them, is now available from Penguin.

The New York Times Book Review raves

"You Are One of Them is a hugely absorbing first novel from a writer with a fluid, vivid style and a rare knack for balancing the pleasure of entertainment with the deeper gratification...