Episode 528 — Jamel Brinkley


Jamel Brinkley is the guest. His debut story collection, Lucky Man, is available now from Graywolf Press.

Episode 527 — Chelsea Hodson


Chelsea Hodson is the guest. Her new essay collection, Tonight I’m Someone Else, is available now from Henry Holt. It is the official June pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

Episode 238 — Jennifer Michael Hecht


Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, both gone too soon, and in the saddest of ways. A flashback to my conversation with Jennifer Michael Hecht, from December 29, 2013. Her book Stay: A History of Suicide and the Arguments Against It is essential reading.