Episode 521 — Tao Lin


Tao Lin is the guest. His new book is called Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change (Vintage). It is his first book-length work of nonfiction and is the official May pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club.

Episode 520 — Jonathan Ames


Jonathan Ames is the guest. His latest book is called You Were Never Really Here (Vintage). It has recently been adapted into a major motion picture starring Joaquin Phoenix. Ames also writes for television, having created the shows Blunt Talk (Starz 2015-2016), starring Patrick Stewart, and Bored to Death (HBO 2009-2011), starring Jason Schwartzman and Zach Galifianakis.

Episode 519 — Melissa Broder


Melissa Broder is the guest. Her debut novel The Pisces is available now from Hogarth Press.