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Apr 26, 2017

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...

Apr 19, 2017

Lidia Yuknavitch is the guest. Her new novel, The Book of Joan, is available now from Harper. It is the official April selection of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

This is Lidia's third appearance on the podcast. She first appeared on August 5, 2012, in Episode 93, and again on July 15, 2015, in Episode 370. All...

Apr 12, 2017

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...

Apr 5, 2017

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...