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Oct 30, 2013

Jennifer duBois is the guest. Her new novel, Cartwheel, is now available from Random House.

The New York Times Book Review calls it

“Psychologically astute . . . Dubois hits [the] larger sadness just right and dispenses with all the salacious details you can readily find elsewhere. . . . The writing in Cartwheel is...

Oct 27, 2013

Chelsea Martin is the guest. Her new book, Even Though I Don't Miss You, is due out from Short Flight / Long Drive Books on November 1, 2013. 

Blake Butler says

"Someone who should not die is Chelsea Martin."

Monologue topics:  Mellow Pages Library, mail, suspending disbelief, my current reading taste,...

Oct 23, 2013

Davis Schneiderman is the guest. His new novel, [SIC], is now available from Jaded Ibis Productions.

[SIC] includes public domain works published under Davis Schneiderman's name, including everything from the prologue to The Canterbury Tales to Wikipedia pages to genetic codes, along with a transformation of the...

Oct 20, 2013

Jesmyn Ward is the guest. She was the 2011 recipient of the National Book Award for her novel, Salvage the Bones, and her new memoir, Men We Reaped, is now available from Bloomsbury.

The New York Times Book Review raves

"[Ward] chronicles our American story in language that is raw, beautiful and dangerous… [Her]...

Oct 16, 2013

Chris L. Terry is the guest. His debut novel, Zero Fade, is now available from Curbside Splendor. 

Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife, says

"Chris Terry has bestowed Kevin, the hero of Zero Fade, with an especially acute case of teenage angst, and the results are sweet, painful, and very...