Month: July 2012

Andrew Shaffer (aka Fanny Merkin) (BSS #472)

Andrew Shaffer is most recently the author of Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Fanny Merkin’s Fifty Shames of Earl Grey, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day Read More

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John Lanchester (BSS #471)

John Lanchester is most recently the author of Capital. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to John Lanchester’s Capital, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Use this handy link: http://www.audiblepodcast.com/bat Condition of Read More

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Karolina Waclawiak (BSS #470)

Karolina Waclawiak is most recently the author of How to Get Into the Twin Palms. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Combing through the immigrant experience and what’s left of his deliquescing hair. Author: Karolina Waclawiak Subjects Discussed: Kafka’s The Trial, being forced by parents to read Kafka and Dostoevsky, Roald Dahl, avoiding biographical details about a Read More

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Jennifer Weiner IV (BSS #469)

Jennifer Weiner is most recently the author of The Next Best Thing. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Jennifer Weiner’s The Next Best Thing, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Use Read More

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Frank Partnoy (BSS #468)

Frank Partnoy is most recently the author of Wait. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Impatient for a pause. Author: Frank Partnoy Subjects Discussed: Perception of time, Walter Clark, pauses and authenticity, Jon Stewart’s 20 second pause in response to Sarah Palin’s “squirmish,” This American Life, Christian Marclay’s The Clock, “Kristen Schaal is a horse,” Tao Lin’s Read More

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Alix Ohlin (BSS #467)

Alix Ohlin is most recently the author of Inside and Signs and Wonders. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Alix Ohlin’s Inside, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Use this handy Read More

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Brian Francis Slattery II (BSS #466)

Brian Francis Slattery is most recently the author of Lost Everything and previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #142. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Hammering in the morning, the evening, and the afternoon. Author: Brian Francis Slattery Subjects Discussed: Radio programs which force authors to starve for an hour, the glut of dystopian novels after Read More

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Jess Walter II (BSS #465)

Jess Walter is most recently the author of Beautiful Ruins and previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #163 This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, The Financial Lives of the Poets, or The Zero (all available at Audible.com), Read More

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