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A twice-weekly podcast featuring in-depth, inappropriate interviews with today's leading authors. Hosted by Brad Listi, founder of The Nervous Breakdown, an online culture magazine and literary community.

A twice-weekly podcast featuring in-depth, inappropriate interviews with today's leading authors. Hosted by Brad Listi, founder of The Nervous Breakdown, an online culture magazine and literary community.
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A twice-weekly podcast featuring in-depth, inappropriate interviews with today's leading authors. Hosted by Brad Listi, founder of The Nervous Breakdown, an online culture magazine and literary community.

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English


Episodes

Episode 547 — Kristi Coulter

10/17/2018
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Kristi Coulter is the guest. Her new essay collection, Nothing Good Can Come From This, is available now from MCD/FSG Originals. In today's monologue, I talk about postseason baseball.

Duration:02:00:52

Episode 546 — Laura van den Berg

10/10/2018
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Laura van den Berg is the guest. Her new novel, The Third Hotel, is available now from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. This is Laura's second time on the program. She first appeared in Episode 224 on November 10, 2013. In today's monologue, I talk about America and fatigue and Titanic.

Duration:01:17:12

Episode 545 — Mark Leidner

10/3/2018
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Mark Leidner is the guest. His new story collection, Under the Sea, is available now from Tyrant Books. In today's monologue, I talk about wanting my dog to listen to me.

Duration:01:11:17

Episode 544 — Genevieve Hudson

9/26/2018
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Genevieve Hudson is the guest. She has published two books this year. A Little in Love with Everyone (Fiction Advocate) is a work of queer commentary and Pretend We Live Here (Future Tense) is a story collection. In today's monologue, I talk about recording at night and Abe Lincoln and our current cultural moment.

Duration:01:19:41

Episode 543 — Lisa Locascio

9/19/2018
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Lisa Locascio is the guest. Her debut novel Open Me is available now from Grove Atlantic. In today's monologue, I read some listener mail.

Duration:01:57:18

Episode 542 — Joseph Grantham

9/12/2018
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Joseph Grantham is the guest. His debut poetry collection, Tom Sawyer, is available now from Civil Coping Mechanisms. In today's monologue, I discuss Joey's visit to LA and dive into our email history.

Duration:01:23:58

Episode 541 — T. Greenwood

9/9/2018
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T. Greenwood is the guest. Her new novel, Rust & Stardust, is available now from St. Martin's Press. It is the official September pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club. This is Tammy's second time on the program. She first appeared in Episode 267 on April 9, 2014. In today's monologue, I reflect on the past week in the United States of America and ring the bell of sanity.

Duration:01:12:37

Episode 540 — Maggie Nelson

9/5/2018
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Maggie Nelson is the guest. She is the author of nine books of poetry and prose, including The Argonauts, for which she won the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning, Bluets, The Red Parts, and Jane: A Murder. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Nonfiction and in 2016 was awarded a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Most recently, her poetry collection Something Bright, Then Holes, has been re-issued by Soft Skull Press. This is Maggie's...

Duration:01:25:47

Episode 539 — Victoria Patterson

8/29/2018
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Victoria Patterson is the guest. Her new story collection, The Secret Habit of Sorrow, is available now from Counterpoint Press. This is Victoria's second time on the program. She first appeared in Episode 8 on October 12, 2011. In today's monologue, I read through some responses to Episode 538.

Duration:01:37:35

Episode 538 — Amber Tamblyn

8/22/2018
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Amber Tamblyn is the guest. She is an author, actress and director. She's been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for her work in television and film. She is the author of three books of poetry including the critically acclaimed bestseller, Dark Sparkler. And her debut novel, Any Man, is available now from Harper Perennial. In today's monologue, I talk about Disneyland dread.

Duration:01:17:25

Episode 537 — Adam Greenfield

8/15/2018
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Adam Greenfield is the guest. His debut novel, Circa, is available now from Pelekinesis Press. It is the official August pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club. In today's monologue, I talk about not sleeping.

Duration:01:12:30

Episode 536 — Amanda Stern

8/8/2018
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Amanda Stern is the guest. Her new memoir is called Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life (Grand Central Publishing). In today's monologue, I talk about coughing.

Duration:01:23:03

Episode 535 — Allie Rowbottom

8/1/2018
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Allie Rowbottom is the guest. Her new book is called Jell-O Girls: A Family History (Little, Brown). Her essays can be found in Vanity Fair, Salon, The Florida Review, No Tokens, The South Loop Review, PQueue, Hunger Mountain, The Rumpus, A Women's Thing and elsewhere. In today's monologue, I talk to my daughter and her friends, and they sing me happy birthday.

Duration:01:22:50

Episode 534 — Robert Goolrick

7/25/2018
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Robert Goolrick is the guest. His new novel, The Dying of the Light, is available now from Harper. It is the official July pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club. In today's monologue, I talk about my travels last week and my visit to Concord, MA.

Duration:01:11:50

Episode 533 — Adrienne Celt

7/18/2018
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Adrienne Celt is the guest. Her new novel, Invitation to a Bonfire, is available now from Bloomsbury. Her debut novel, The Daughters, won the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award. In today's monologue, I basically just get right to the interview, with brief asides.

Duration:01:08:34

Episode 532 — Ottessa Moshfegh

7/11/2018
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Ottessa Moshfegh is the guest. Her new novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, is available now from Penguin Press. Her previous novel, Eileen, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. In today's monologue, I talk briefly about the weather.

Duration:01:12:10

Episode 531 — Bethany C. Morrow

7/4/2018
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Bethany C. Morrow is the guest. Her debut novel, Mem, is available now from The Unnamed Press. In today's monologue, I talk about the state of America on July 4, 2018.

Duration:01:16:19

Episode 530 — Ruth Ozeki

7/1/2018
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Ruth Ozeki is the guest. She is an author, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her most recent novel, A Tale for the Time Being (2013), won the LA Times Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In today's monologue, I get right to the interview.

Duration:01:13:39

Episode 529 — Poe Ballantine

6/27/2018
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Poe Ballantine is the guest. His new novel, Whirlaway, is available now from Hawthorne Books. In today's monologue, I talk about my vacation in Michigan.

Duration:01:17:24

Episode 528 — Jamel Brinkley

6/20/2018
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Jamel Brinkley is the guest. His debut story collection, A Lucky Man, is available now from Graywolf Press. In today's monologue, I talk about being on vacation.

Duration:01:13:51