Tag: books

A.M. Homes III (BSS #486)

A.M. Homes is most recently the author of May We Be Forgiven. She previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #58 and The Bat Segundo Show #115. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Seeing if there’s anyone left to forgive him. Author: A.M. Homes Subjects Discussed: May We Be Forgiven as an update to White Noise, Nixon Read More

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Steve Stern (BSS #485)

Steve Stern is most recently the author of The Book of Mischief. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering why they’re playing the bagpipes. Author: Steve Stern Subjects Discussed: Playing bagpipes for the dead, the relationship between Jewish identity and the phantasmagorical in Stern’s fiction, growing up without Jewish identity, being an oral historian in Memphis, Beale Read More

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Martin Amis II (BSS #480)

Martin Amis is most recently the author of Lionel Asbo. He previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #101. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Martin Amis’s Lionel Asbo, and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and Read More

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Laura Lippman II (BSS #478)

Laura Lippman is most recently the author of And When She Was Good. She previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #280. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Laura Lippman’s And When She Was Good, and help keep this show going, sign Read More

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Katie Kitamura (BSS #476)

Katie Kitamura is most recently the author of Gone to the Forest. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Katie Kitamura’s The Longshot, 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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Uzodinma Iweala (BSS #473)

Uzodinma Iweala is most recently the author of Our Kind of People. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Looking beyond. Subjects Discussed: The advantages of hearing stories told to understand issues, the rhythms and tones of language, how to track down people to talk with in Nigeria, China Keiteski, the advantages of bus depots, the Nigerian Civil 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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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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Jesmyn Ward (BSS #463)

Jesmyn Ward is most recently the author of Salvage the Bones. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones (available at Audible.com), and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Read More

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