October 30, 2021
Burned By Books
Burned By Books
A podcast for writers and readers who are obsessive about their books. Interviews with established and up-and-coming writers, and recommendations for the best in contemporary fiction, poetry, and drama.
September 28, 2021
Season 2.9 Alexandra Kleeman: Something New Under the Sun
September 18, 2021
Season 2.8 Clare Sestanovich: Objects of Desire
August 30, 2021
Season 2.7 Dana Spiotta: A House of Her Own, Wayward
August 11, 2021
Season 2.6 Eleanor Henderson, Under the Iceberg
August 5, 2021
Season 2.5 Katie Kitamura, Intimacies
July 30, 2021
Season 2.4 Brian Hall, The Intellectual Life of the Nov
July 20, 2021
Episode 2.3 Hermione Hoby, Virtue
July 10, 2021
Season 2.2 Rebecca Makkai, The Plague Before
In which we discuss Rebecca's latest novel, The Great Believers, and so much more.
July 3, 2021
Season 2.1 Jack Wang, We Two Alone
Jack and I discuss his debut story collection, We Two Alone, the as-of-yet unwritten Great Hockey Novel, AAPI hate, and the new global novel.
May 7, 2021
Episode 13: Rumaan Alam, A Vacation Home at the End of the World
I talk with Rumaan Alam about his novel, Leave the World Behind, promiscuous reading, the fallacy of writing from “your roots”, why there is no autofiction of black women’s experience, and the genius of J.M. Coetzee.
April 23, 2021
Episode 12: Miranda Popkey, Topics of Conversation
In which we interview debut novelist, Miranda Popkey
March 28, 2021
Episode 11: Gina Nutt, Called to the Void
In which we interview Gina Nutt and recommend Real Life by Brandon Taylor
March 16, 2021
Episode 10: Live with Lauren Oyler
My conversation with Lauren Oyler, author of Fake Accounts
February 28, 2021
Episode 9: The Cruelty of School
In which we interview Ellie Eaton, author of The Divines, and discuss the campus novel and the power and cruelty of teenagers.
December 21, 2020
Episode 8: Poetry and the Language of Proper Burials
In which we interview poet Valzhyna Mort about her newest collection, Music for the Dead and Resurrected
November 1, 2020
Episode 7: Fascism and Its Afterlives
In which we interview Alia Trabucco Zerán, author of The Remainder, and Professor Carl Fischer, author of Queering the Chilean Way.
August 24, 2020
Episode 6: Late Late Summer Reading
In which we interview Edan Lepucki, the author of California and Woman No. 17, and discuss the blockbuster debut novel, Luster.
August 1, 2020
Episode 5: Kevin Wilson and Summer Reading
In which we interview Kevin Wilson, author of Nothing to See Here, and give recommendations for late summer reading.
June 24, 2020
Episode 4: Summer Reading Part I
In which we interview Bob Proehl, author of A Hundred InThousand Worlds and The Nobody People, and Miller Susen, author, director, and Educational Director at LiveArts.