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Feb 25, 2015

Stewart O'Nan is the guest. His new novel, West of Sunset, is available now from Viking. It is the official Februrary pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

Maureen Corrigan, writing for The Washington Post, says

“[The] grim yet undeniably fascinating last act of Fitzgerald’s life is the subject of...

Feb 18, 2015

Halle Butler is the guest. Her debut novel, Jillian, is available now from Curbside Splendor. 

Lindsay Hunter says

"This book is incredible. The deadpan way it nails what it is to be a human who lies to herself and tells different lies to everyone else makes me want to laugh and scream. It is hilarious and weird, my two...

Feb 11, 2015

Porochista Khakpour is the guest. Her novel The Last Illusion is now available from Bloomsbury. 

Claire Messud says

“Utterly original and compelling, Porochista Khakpour's The Last Illusion weaves Iranian myth with very contemporary American neurosis to create a bittersweet poetry all its own. This ambitious, exciting...

Feb 4, 2015

Kitty is the guest. She is a rapper/musician whose latest EP, Frostbite, is now available.

RollingStone says

"Love is pain, and nobody understands that quite like this suburban teen-rap every-girl. Pryde went viral with ["Okay Cupid"]...a homemade mumblecore hit, in the voice of a bored kid from Florida. It's full of...