Episode 428 — S.J. Watson


S.J. Watson is the guest. His novel Second Life is available now in paperback from Harper. It was the official July pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.


Episode 427 — Lesley M. M. Blume


Lesley M. M. Blume is the guest. She is an award-winning journalist and a writer for Vanity Fair magazine. Her new book is called Everybody Behaves BadlyThe True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece The Sun Also Risesavailable now from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


Episode 426 — Jonathan Franzen


Jonathan Franzen is the guest. His latest novel, Purity, is available now in trade paperback from Picador. It is the official August selection of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.