Episode 222 — Doug Dorst


Doug Dorst is the guest. His latest novel, co-authored with film director J.J. Abrams, is called S. (Mulholland Books).  Photo credit: Emily Berl, The New York Times.

USA Today calls it

…an intriguing and impressive experiment in storytelling that’s full of paranoia, conspiracy theory, love and mystery…

And The Telegraph calls it

…a beautiful hardback carefully distressed to look like an old library book, stuffed with astonishing ephemera (postcards, newspaper clippings, photos, letters) that flutter from the turning pages – and a dose of film-industrial chicanery in its cover claims as well…

Monologue topics:  Halloween, voicemail, Chelsea Martin, shyness, curiosity