"Not many on earth who can slide between
Lou Reed and Erma Bombeck and be
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Listen live Wednesdays at 2:33 pm, or play the podcast anytime at The Weekly Reader.

11/2/2023: In case you need a break from the woe and horror in progress, here's a silly story about talking shoes, with illustrations.

9/29/23: Recent literary coverage, not including all the anonymous reviews for Kirkus and the teeny-weeny blurbs for People.
• For Kirkus:  Long Live the Gay Black King!Audiobooks, and More Audiobooks
• For Oprah Daily: Still More Audiobooks
• For Baltimore Fishbowl: Murder and Smoked Fish
• For the Washington Post: Cristina Garcia
• For the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Alice CarriereEddie ChuculateAyana Mathis
• For Newsday: Interview with James Patterson and Mike Lupica, Fall Books Preview

7/21/23: On my NPR podcast, The Weekly Reader, we've been recommending beach books and summer reads galore. Flip through the website to find hundreds of shows, four minutes each. Subscribe with any podcast app.

5/3/23: I no sooner got home from an April trip to Italy with a group of women writers, than I was compelled to write it all down. Four Gentlewomen of Cortona, Footloose and Gluten Free, on Fishbowl.

12/17/20: On LitHub, Six Book Critics Walk Into a Zoom to Talk About Autofiction, A Totally Fictional Story by Marion Winik Featuring a Martin Amis Cameo.

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