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Owen King is the guest. His new novel, Double Feature, is now available from Scribner. (Photo credit: Michael York | AP Photo.)
Karen Russell raves
What a kinetic, joyful, gonzo ride—Double Feature made me laugh so loudly on a plane that I had to describe the plot of Sam’s Spruce Moose of a debut film (it stars a satyr) to my seatmate by way of explanation. Booth and Sam are an unforgettable Oedipal duo. A book that delivers walloping pleasures to its lucky readers.
And Larry McMurtry says
Double Feature is a beautiful, wrenching beginning, and Owen King is a young writer of immense promise.
Monologue topics: listener feedback, overdoing gender politics, Bad Sex in Fiction Award.