Episode 154 — Sam Lipsyte


Sam Lipsyte is the guest. His new story collection, The Fun Parts, is now available from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Ben Fountain raves Lipsyte expertly works the line between hilarity and pathos. And Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, says In this second story collection, fierce satire mingles with warmth and pathos as Lipsyte (The […]

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 […]