Episode 185 — Maggie Nelson

   

Maggie Nelson is the guest. She is the critically acclaimed author of books like The Red Parts, Bluets, and The Art of Cruelty. The New York Times Book Review calls The Art of Cruelty An important and frequently surprising book . . . could be read as the foundation for a post-avant-garde aesthetics. 
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Episode 150 — Jordan Castro

   

Jordan Castro is the guest. He is the author of several books, and his latest is a poetry collection called Young Americans, available now from Civil Coping Mechanisms. Ben Brooks, author of Grow Up, says I read these poems three times in one night, then put the duvet over my head and held my knees […]

Episode 148 — Michael Robbins

   

Michael Robbins is the guest. His debut poetry collection, Alien vs. Predator, was named one of the best books of 2012 by The New York Times, Slate, Commonweal, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and The Millions. Dwight Garner of the The New York Times says Mr. Robbins’s heart is not lovely but beating a bit arrhythmically; not […]