Episode 161 — Periel Aschenbrand


Periel Aschenbrand is the guest. She is the author of two memoirs, the latest of which is called On My Knees. It is available now for pre-order and will be published by Harper Perennial on June 18, 2013. Jonathan Ames raves: Ribald, outrageous, gutter-mouthed, hilarious—a startling new voice in American letters. Watch out Portnoy, watch […]

Episode 146 — James Lasdun


James Lasdun is the guest. He is the author of two novels, four collections of poetry, and two collections of short stories, including the collection The Siege, the title story of which was made into a film by Bernardo Bertolucci (Besieged). With Jonathan Nossiter he co-wrote the films Sunday, which won Best Feature and Best […]

Episode 45 — Adam Wilson


Adam Wilson is the guest.  He’s the author of the debut novel Flatscreen, now available from Harper Perennial. Raves Sam Lipsyte:  “Adam Wilson is a gutsy, funny, and often beautiful writer, and Flatscreen is one of the most hilarious and commanding debuts I’ve read in a long time.” And Booklist, in a starred review, calls […]