Episode 126 — Erika RaeEpisode 121 — Lisa CarverEpisode 122 — T.C. BoyleEpisode 120 — Michael KimballEpisode 124 — Karen EngelmannEpisode 125 — Michael KardosEpisode 119 — Julie KlamEpisode 123 — Sam Pink

Episode 126 — Erika Rae

Erika Rae is today’s guest. Her debut memoir, Devangelical, will be published by Emergency Press on December 11, 2012. Laurie Notaro, author of The Idiot Girl’s Action-Adventure Club, raves “I’m a believer that Erika Rae will make you cackle with heathen-like delight throughout Devangelical.” And Frank Schaeffer, author of Crazy for God, says “Devangelical strikes […]


Episode 125 — Michael Kardos

Michael Kardos is the guest. His debut novel, The Three-Day Affair, is now available from Mysterious Press. The New York Times says Michael Kardos’s first novel, THE THREE-DAY AFFAIR (Mysterious Press, $24), is so disturbing it makes you wonder what he might have in mind for his second book. The plot is original, if distinctly […]


Episode 124 — Karen Engelmann

Karen Engelmann is the guest.  Her debut novel, The Stockholm Octavo, is now available from Ecco. Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, says Neatly mixing revolutionary politics with the erotic tension and cutthroat rivalry of the female conspirators…Engelmann has crafted a magnificent, suspenseful story set against the vibrant society of Sweden’s zenith, with a cast […]


Episode 123 — Sam Pink

Sam Pink is the guest.  He is the author of several books, including the novel Person.  And his latest novel, Rontel, is due out from Lazy Fascist Press in February 2013. Electric Literature raves Reading Sam Pink may make you a danger to society. The voice here in Rontel, as it was in Pink’s previous […]


Episode 122 — T.C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle is the guest. He is the author of twenty-three books of fiction, including The Tortilla Curtain, Drop City, and World’s End, for which he won the PEN/Faulkner award. His latest novel, San Miguel, is now available from Viking. Publishers Weekly raves Boyle’s epic saga of struggle, loss, and resilience tackles Pacific pioneer history […]


Episode 121 — Lisa Carver

Lisa Carver is the guest.  Also known as Lisa Suckdog, she is a writer and performance artist whose latest book is called Reaching Out with No Hands: Reconsidering Yoko Ono, now available from Backbeat Books. Zoe Zolbrod, author of Currency, raves Lisa Carver can reveal surprising depths in Duran Duran lyrics, so imagine what she […]


Episode 120 — Michael Kimball

Michael Kimball is the guest.  He is the author of four books, the latest of which is a novel called Big Ray, now available in hardcover from Bloomsbury. The Wall Street Journal calls it [An] astonishingly moving novel… We’re left gasping for air… Danny’s emotions unfold as slowly as the carefully dispensed facts of the […]


Episode 119 — Julie Klam

Julie Klam is the guest. She is the author of several books, the most recent of which is called Friendkeeping: A Field Guide to the People You Love, Hate, and Can’t Live Without, now available from Riverhead. Kirkus raves “Klam’s voice is often flat-out hilarious… [she] never fails to come up with terrific comic vignettes […]