Episode 74 — Jim Lynch


Jim Lynch is today’s guest.  He’s the author of three novels, the most recent of which is Truth Like the Sun, now available from Knopf.  It was the May selection for the TNB Book Club. Janet Maslin of the New York Times raves: Enveloping and propulsive….Lynch’s twosome, a 30-ish newspaper reporter and the much older […]

Episode 73 — Elna Baker


Elna Baker is the guest.  She’s the author of memoir The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance, now available from Penguin.  She’s also an accomplished performer, having appeared at The Moth, on This American Life, WTF, Studio 360, Radiolab, BBC Radio 4, at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The PIT, The Magnet, and at many […]

Episode 72 — Edgar Oliver


Edgar Oliver is the guest. He is an American stage and film actor, a poet, a performance artist, and a playwright.  His poetry collections include The Man Who Loved Plants, and his plays include The Drowning Pages.  Onstage, he has performed a popular one-man show called East 10th Street:  Self Portrait with Empty House.  And […]