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Books and Authors is the podcast that brings you intelligent, candid conversations with today's leading authors We feature fiction and nonfiction.

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Books and Authors is the podcast that brings you intelligent, candid conversations with today's leading authors We feature fiction and nonfiction.

    Alexander Chee, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel. Miami Book Fair

    Alexander Chee, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel. Miami Book Fair

    Acclaimed novelist and essayist Alexander Chee joined me at the Miami Book Fair to talk about his work, and his latest collection, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel.

    • 14 min
    Danielle Lazarin, BackTalk

    Danielle Lazarin, BackTalk

    Danielle Lazarin talks about her short story collection, Backtalk. We discuss how she got her agent, what she likes about Twitter, and why she's glad she didn't rush into publishing.

    • 24 min
    Victoria Patterson, The Little Brother

    Victoria Patterson, The Little Brother

    Victoria Patterson's latest novel, THE LITTLE BROTHER, investigates a rape case -- based on California's Haidl case -- that looks at class, privilege, wealth, and how they affect our justice system as well as the rape culture that underlies it all. In light of the recent Stanford rape case, this discussion is extremely timely.

    • 21 min
    Cuban Doctors

    Cuban Doctors

    From WHYY's The Pulse. Many Cuban doctors come to the US for a better life, but not all of them can use their medical skills once they get here.

    • 6 min
    Julie Barer, Literary Agent

    Julie Barer, Literary Agent

    In this third installment in our series of conversations with book professionals who are not authors, we talk with literary agent Julie Barer of The Book Group.

    • 22 min
    Eileen Myles, I Must Be Living Twice

    Eileen Myles, I Must Be Living Twice

    Recorded live at BookCulture in Manhattan, Eileen Myles discusses her new volume of collected poems, I Must Be Living Twice, and her re-released novel, Chelsea Girls.

    • 21 min

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