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Feb 25, 2024

Lauren Markham is the author of A Map of Future Ruins, available from Riverhead Books.

Markham is the author of the award-winning The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life. She has been working with migrants for two decades and has written about migration and other social issues in The...


Feb 23, 2024

In today's flashback, an outtake from Episode 29, my conversation with author Ben Loory. It first aired on December 25, 2011.

Loory is the author of the story collections Tales of Falling and Flying and Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day, and a picture book for children, The Baseball Player and the Walrus. His...


Feb 21, 2024

Vanessa Chan is the author of the bestselling debut novel The Storm We Made, available from Marysue Rucci Books. It is the official February pick of the Otherppl Book Club.

The Storm We Made is a national bestseller, Good Morning America Book Club Pick and BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick. Acquired by international publishers...


Feb 18, 2024

Leslie Jamison is the author of the memoir Splinters, available from Little, Brown & Co.

Jamison is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams; the collection of essays Make It Scream, Make It Burn, a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award; and the novel The Gin Closet, a...


Feb 16, 2024

In today's flashback, an outtake from Episode 264, my conversation with author Jacinda Townsend. It first aired on March 30, 2014.

Jacinda Townsend is the author of the novels Mother Country (Graywolf Press) and Saint Monkey (W.W. Norton), which won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize....