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Oct 28, 2020

Jared Yates Sexton is the guest. His new book, American Rule, is available from Dutton.

This is Jared's second time on the program. He first appeared in Episode 478 on August 23, 2017.

Sexton is the author of The Man They Wanted Me to Be and The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore. His political...

Oct 21, 2020

Anne Helen Petersen is the guest. Her new book, Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation, is available from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. It is the official October pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

A former senior culture writer for BuzzFeed, Petersen now writes her newsletter, Culture Study, as a...

Oct 14, 2020

Laura Bogart is the guest. Her debut novel, Don't You Know I Love You, is available from Dzanc Books.

Bogart is also a non-fiction writer who focuses on personal essays, pop culture, film and TV, feminism, body image and sizeism, and politics (among other topics). She is a featured contributor to The Week and DAME...

Oct 7, 2020

Dean Koontz is the guest. His new novel, Elsewhere, is available from Thomas & Mercer.

Koontz is the author of fourteen number one New York Times bestsellers, including One Door Away from HeavenFrom the Corner of His EyeMidnightCold FireThe Bad PlaceHideawayDragon TearsIntensitySole SurvivorThe...

Oct 4, 2020

Lynn Steger Strong is the guest. Her new novel, Want, is available from Henry Holt.

Strong was born and raised in South Florida. Her first novel, Hold Still, was released by Liveright/WW Norton in 2016. Her nonfiction has been published by Guernica, Los Angeles Review of Books,, Catapult, Lit Hub, and others....