Episode 82 — Jürgen Fauth


Jürgen Fauth is today’s guest.  He’s a co-founder of the popular online literary community Fictionaut, and his debut novel, Kino, is now available from Atticus Books. Levi Asher at LitKicks raves: What glorious chaos! Kino by Jürgen Fauth is the most enjoyable book I’ve read this year. It’s a wild, caroming romp that crashes into […]

Episode 81 — Kate Christensen


Kate Christensen is today’s guest (photo credit:  Marion Ettlinger).  She’s the author of six novels, the fourth of which, The Great Man, won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award.  Her latest novel, The Astral, is now available in trade paperback from Anchor Books. The San Francisco Chronicle raves: [Christensen’s] characters’ ruminations on how the forces of love […]

Episode 80 — Erik Larson


Erik Larson is the guest.  He’s the author of In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, which hit #1 on the NY Times bestseller list and remained on the list for 35 weeks. The book was published in Britain, France, Italy, Poland, Australia and a number of other […]