fiction/non/fiction

25: An American Abroad: Deborah Landau and Mathangi Subramanian on Expat Writing

In this episode poet Deborah Landau and novelist Mathangi Subramanian talk to Fiction Non Fiction podcast co-hosts V V Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about their writing lives as Americans abroad...

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan

Jennine Capó Crucet: Funny, wise. and proud Cuban on her personal essays

Jennine Cap Crucet s My Time Among the Whites is full of exchanges that lay bare the ways power and money and race and class work in America in a...

Criminal Broads

Crime-Obsessed Broads: An Interview With Rachel Monroe

Why do women love true crime Wait no why do people love true crime Author Rachel Monroe comes on the podcast to deconstruct our appetite for horrifying true stories Also...

Keen On Democracy

Do Oligarchs Rule the World? Jeffrey A. Winters on Wealth in Democracy

In this episode of Keen On Andrew talks to Jeffrey A Winters the political scientist and author of Oligarchy about the convergence of oligarchy and democracy the complex phenomenon of...

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing

First Draft - Helen Phillips

Helen Phillips author of The Need has written five books including the short story collections Some Possible Solutions and And Yet They Were Happy and the novel The Beautiful Bureaucrat...

Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady

Is the World More or Less F*cked Up Than It Used to Be? Tim Desmond on Mindfulness Practices for Real Life

How do we respond to the immensity of suffering that confronts us and overwhelms us without losing our compassion or sanity This week Roxanne Coady sits down with Tim Desmond...

The Maris Review

Episode 18: Sarah Weinman

Sarah Weinman is the author of The Real Lolita She s the editor of Women Crime Writers Eight Suspense Novels of the s amp s Library of America and Troubled...

Otherppl with Brad Listi

Episode 597 — Josh Gondelman

Josh Gondelman is the guest His new book Nice Try Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results is available from Harper Perennial Sept nbsp Gondelman is a writer and comedian...

Reading Women

Ep. 74 | An American Sunrise and Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

To close out our month on Indigenous women writers from around the world Kendra and Jaclyn chat about this month s discussion picks The sponsor of this episode of Reading...

So Many Damn Books

120: Back to School

Christopher and Drew enjoy a fall-tinged cocktail and get wistful about going back to school Christopher's mom's new library prompts a discussion of all types of books you read for...

Literary Disco

Episode 153: Her Body and Other Parties

This week Julia Rider and Tod read the strange sometimes funny but mostly disturbing and always feminist debut of short stories by the author Carmen Maria Machado Her Body and...

Beyond the Page: The Best of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

David Grossman: Creating a Dialogue in Israel

Welcome to Beyond the Page The Best of the Sun Valley Writers' Conference In this episode we hear from the great Israeli novelist David Grossman widely regarded as part of...

New Books Network

Evgeny Finkel, "Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust" (Princeton UP, 2017)

Can there be a political science of the Holocaust Evgeny Finkel in his new book Ordinary Jews Choice and Survival during the Holocaust Princeton University Press answers Charles King's question...

A Phone Call From Paul

A Conversation with Sarah Broom

In this week's episode of A Phone Call From Paul Paul Holdengraber and Sarah Broom discuss her memoir The Yellow House the Kei Miller and Peter Turchi epigraphs in the...