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Aug 19, 2012
Oksana Marafioti is today's guest.  She's the author of a new memoir called American Gypsy, now available from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Kirkus calls it Engaging . . . Marafioti describes with humor and introspection how the self-described ‘Split Nationality ... Continue reading
Aug 15, 2012
Steve Roggenbuck is the guest.  He is a traveling poet-slash-blogger whose latest poetry collection, Crunk Juice, is now available from Lief Books.  He also hosts a weekly, web-based television show called The Illuminati Power Hour, which is available via Spreecast. ... Continue reading
Aug 12, 2012
Maria Semple is today's guest.  For years she worked in television, writing for shows like Mad About You and Arrested Development.  Then, in 2008, she published her debut novel, This One is Mine.  Her follow-up effort, a novel called Where'd ... Continue reading
Aug 8, 2012
Karl Taro Greenfeld is the guest.  He's a journalist who has written for The Nation, Time magazine, and Sports Illustrated.  And he's the author of six books, the most recent of which is a novel called Triburbia, now available from ... Continue reading
Aug 5, 2012
Lidia Yuknavitch is today's guest.  She's the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed memoir The Chronology of Water, and now she has published her debut novel, called Dora: A Headcase.  Both titles are available from Hawthorne Books. Chuck ... Continue reading
Aug 1, 2012
Patrick Wensink is today's guest.  His latest novel, Broken Piano for President, is now available from Lazy Fascist Press. It recently incited an unusually kind cease-and-desist letter from Jack Daniel's, Inc. Publishers Weekly calls it [A] psychedelic trip of a novel. ... Continue reading
Jul 29, 2012
Sheila Heti is today's guest.  She is the Interviews Editor at The Believer magazine, and her new novel, How Should a Person Be?, is now available in the United States from Henry Holt. Miranda July raves: A new kind of ... Continue reading
Jul 25, 2012
Christopher Beha is the guest. He's an associate editor at Harper's magazine and the author of the debut novel What Happened to Sophie Wilder, now available from Tin House Books. Raves Shelf Awareness: Christopher Beha's short but intricately constructed first ... Continue reading
Jul 22, 2012
Jess Walter is the guest.  He's a National Book Award nominee and the author of several novels, the most recent of which is called Beautiful Ruins, now available from Harper. Helen Schulman, writing for the New York Times Book Review, ... Continue reading
Jul 18, 2012
Christopher Narozny is the guest.  His debut novel, Jonah Man, is now available from Ig Publishing. Raves Patrick DeWitt, author of The Sisters Brothers: Jonah Man is a vivid and unsettling portrait of naked American ambition, and Chris Narozny is ... Continue reading
Jul 15, 2012
Scott McClanahan is the guest.  He is the author of several books, the latest of which is called The Complete Works of Scott McClanahan, Vol. 1, now available from Lazy Fascist Press. Volume I Brooklyn raves: He might be one ... Continue reading
Jul 11, 2012
Alexis Smith is today's guest.  Her debut novel, Glaciers, is now available from Tin House Books. Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, calls it ...lyrical and luminous... And Karen Russell, bestselling author of Swamplandia!, raves Glaciers, Alexis Smith’s brilliant debut ... Continue reading
Jul 8, 2012
  Seth Greenland is the guest.  He's the author of three novels, the most recent of which is The Angry Buddhist, now available from Europa Editions. The New York Times calls it: ...a fine, high-end beach read for this election ... Continue reading
Jul 4, 2012
Elizabeth Collins is today's guest.  She's the editor of The Beautiful Anthology, a collection of essays, stories, and poems from TNB Books, all of which are centered on the topic of beauty.  She's also the author of a memoir called ... Continue reading
Jul 1, 2012
Joshua Henkin is the guest.  He is the author of several books, the most recent of which is a novel called The World Without You, now available from Pantheon.  He is also the director of the MFA program in Fiction ... Continue reading
Jun 27, 2012
Today's episode of Other People is brought to you by Audible.com. And here's a special offer: Right now, listeners of this program can get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial. To get your free audiobook, just click ... Continue reading
Jun 24, 2012
Kate Christensen is today's guest (photo credit:  Marion Ettlinger).  She's the author of six novels, the fourth of which, The Great Man, won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award.  Her latest novel, The Astral, is now available in trade paperback from Anchor ... Continue reading
Jun 20, 2012
Today's episode of Other People is brought to you by Audible.com.  And here's a special offer:  Right now, listeners of this program can get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial.  To get your free audiobook, just click ... Continue reading
Jun 17, 2012
Elizabeth Crane is the guest.  She's the author of three story collections—When the Messenger is Hot, All This Heavenly Glory, and You Must Be This Happy to Enter.  Her debut novel, We Only Know So Much, is now available from ... Continue reading
Jun 13, 2012
Miles Klee is the guest.  He's the author of a debut novel called Ivyland, now available from O/R Books. Publishers Weekly raves: Delightfully manic and sharply intelligent … Klee is undoubtedly a formidable talent in the making—he can make sentences crackle ... Continue reading
Jun 10, 2012
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Jun 6, 2012
Esi Edugyan is the guest.  She's a Canadian author whose novel, Half-Blood Blues,  was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2011.  It won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and is now available from Picador here in the United States. The ... Continue reading
Jun 3, 2012
Jerry Stahl is today's guest.  He's the author of several books, including the memoir Permanent Midnight, which was adapted into a film starring Ben Stiller.  Other titles include novels like I, Fatty and Pain Killers.  And most recently, he co-authored ... Continue reading
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
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