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Jan 28, 2015

Tim Johnston is the guest. His new novel, Descent, is available now from Algonquin Books. It is the official January selection of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

The Washington Post raves

“I’ve read many variations on this theme, some quite good, but never one as powerful as Tim Johnston’s Descent . . . The story...

Jan 21, 2015

Alexis Coe is the guest. She is the author of Alice + Freda Forever, available now from Pulp/Zest Books.

Peter Orner says

"Alexis Coe rescues a buried but extraordinarily telling episode from the 1890's that resonates in all sorts of ways with today. That in itself would be an accomplishment. But this is a book that is...

Jan 14, 2015

Cameron Pierce is the guest. He is the author of several books and the editor of Lazy Fascist Press.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn says

"Whether he's describing a grandmother who gets pulled into a watery grave by an almost mythological fish or telling the creepy story of a creature that wouldn't be out of place in an H.P. Lovecraft...

Jan 7, 2015

Chelsea Hodson is the guest. Her chapbook entitled Pity the Animal is available now in print from Future Tense Books at, and electronically from Emily Books as a Kindle Single. 

Tobias Carroll calls it

“One of the best literary works I’ve encountered this year... much of its power comes from the way...