In this week’s episode, I interview my occasional co-host Vanessa Blakeslee about her new novel, Juventud,
plus James Stewart III writes about how reading David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest changed his life.
- Come see Vanessa on book tour, including her upcoming appearance on October 18th in the Sunday Salon series with Orlando Ferrand, Anu Jindal, and Asali Solomon. The reading starts at 7 P.M. at Jimmy’s #43 at 43 E 7th Street, NY, NY.
- Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
- Elvis, the king cobra who has roamed Orlando for the last 5 weeks, has been found.
- In turns out, Publix Supermarkets don’t recycle human skulls.