Episode 91 — Sheila Heti


Sheila Heti is today’s guest.  She is the Interviews Editor at The Believer magazine, and her new novel, How Should a Person Be?, is now available in the United States from Henry Holt. Miranda July raves: A new kind of book and new kind of person. A book that risks everything—shatters every rule we women […]

Episode 90 — Christopher Beha


Christopher Beha is the guest. He’s an associate editor at Harper’s magazine and the author of the debut novel What Happened to Sophie Wilder, now available from Tin House Books. Raves Shelf Awareness: Christopher Beha’s short but intricately constructed first novel tells the story of two young writers struggling to discover their personal and professional […]

Episode 89 — Jess Walter


Jess Walter is the guest.  He’s a National Book Award nominee and the author of several novels, the most recent of which is called Beautiful Ruins, now available from Harper. Helen Schulman, writing for the New York Times Book Review, calls it A high-wire feat of bravura storytelling … You’re going to love this book […]