Episode 198 — Megan Abbott


Megan Abbott is the guest. Her latest novel, Dare Me, is due out in paperback from Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books on August 27, 2013.

The New York Times Book Review raves

Megan Abbott has [written]…The Great American Cheerleading Novel, and—stop scowling—it’s spectacular…. Subversive stuff… Heathers meets Fight Club good.

And Entertainment Weekly calls it

A psychologically astute thriller…Abbott’s latest is not only a page-turning mystery—it’s also a close look at teen girls’ ferocious rivalries and intense bonds.

Monologue topics: mail, feminism, Adelle Waldman, Episode 195.