Episode 229 — Jamie Iredell


Jamie Iredell is the guest. His new essay collection,  I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac, is now available from Future Tense.

Scott McClanahan says

Jamie Iredell is one of the two or three best writers I know in this world. If you read him—you’ll say the same thing. If you don’t, that’s fine. Your grandchildren will say it one day.

Monologue topics: bookstores, trying to find ‘the perfect book,’ low-level panic, Ten Billion, wanting instructions