Sunday, January 29, 2017

Podcast - Lydia Peelle

Lydia Peelle first appeared on Book Talk to discuss her short story collection Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing, the collection making such an impression to earn her a spot on the National Book Foundation's 5 under 35 list in 2009. Today we'll be talking about her debut novel, The Midnight Cool, set mainly in the years before America's entry into World War One, in which a young man in middle Tennessee makes a living by selling mules to British Army and tries to make a normal life for himself.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Podcast - Elizabeth McKenzie

Elizabeth McKenzie who is a respected novelist having already published the novel-in-stories, Stop That Girl, and the novels MacGregor Tells the World and the new in paperback, The Portable Veblen, which was named to the longlist for the National Book Award and shortlisted for the 2016 Baileys Prize.

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