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Sep 28, 2014

Sarah McCarry is the guest. She is the author of several books, and her next novel, About a Girl, is due out from St. Martin's Griffin in the summer of 2015.

Bennett Madison says

"Sarah McCarry's strange and gorgeous punk fairytales make magic accessible and imbue the everyday with the weight of myth."

And Erica...

Sep 24, 2014

Courtney Moreno is the guest. Her debut novel, In Case of Emergency, is available now from McSweeney's. 

Kirkus Reviews says

"In this emotionally moving, well-written, engaging novel, Moreno strikes a profound balance between the clinical logic of trauma and the personal irrationality of a young woman dealing with her...

Sep 21, 2014

Laila Lalami is the guest. Her new novel, The Moor's Account, is available now from Pantheon.

Salman Rushdie says

"Laila Lalami has fashioned an absorbing story of one of the first encounters between Spanish conquistadores and Native Americans, a frightening, brutal, and much-falsified history that here, in her...

Sep 17, 2014

Eric Obenauf is the guest. He is the co-founder and editorial director of Two Dollar Radio, an independent press based in Columbus, Ohio.

Full Stop says

"[Two Dollar Radio books] are ambitious, far-reaching, and even visionary."

And the Virginia Quarterly Review says

"Two Dollar Radio, a relatively new indie making a...

Sep 14, 2014

Wendy C. Ortiz is the guest. Her memoir, Excavation, is now available from Future Tense Books. It is the official September selection of the TNB Book Club. (Photo: Francine Orr/ LA Times) Lidia Yuknavitch says

The time has finally arrived when women are telling the truth--the hard truths, the messy, glorious, loud,...