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Sep 27, 2017

Karl Geary is the guest. His debut novel, Montpelier Parade, is available in the United States from Catapult. 

In today's monologue, I pretty much just get straight to the interview.


Sep 24, 2017

Lisa Lucas is the guest. She is the executive director of the National Book Foundation, which will be hosting its annual National Book Awards ceremony on November 15, 2017, in New York City. 

In today's monologue, I tip my cap to NBA nominees who have appeared on this...

Sep 20, 2017

Chiara Barzini is the guest. Her debut novel, Things That Happened Before the Earthquake, is available now from Doubleday.

In today's monologue, I talk about Jean-Claude Van Damme, my completion of 'the douchebag trifecta,' and more. 

Sep 13, 2017

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton is the guest. Her debut novel, A Kind of Freedom, is available now from Counterpoint Press.

In today's monologue, I mark the six-year anniversary of the podcast and talk some more about the perils of busyness and the quest to find one's "deepest self."...

Sep 6, 2017

Alex Gilvarry is the guest. His new novel, Eastman Was Here, is available now from Viking. It is the official September pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

In today's monologue, I talk about guilt and self-loathing and feelings of inadequacy and the American...