Mark Krotov & Alex Shephard

Three for Tuesday: An Interview with Tim Parks

Topics discussed: mozzarella sticks, Nick During, incompetence, silliness, fear, Martin Amis, Facebook comments, George Orwell, the New York Review of Books, Charlie Hebdo, Henry Green, the Nobel Prize, John Banville, Tomas Tranströmer, Karl OveRead more »

Two for Tuesday: Are there too many books?

Topics discussed: warmth, beach vacations, gently crashing waves, rust, Rust, Norwegian domestic terrorism, American domestic terrorism, the long tail, The Long Tail, Stewart O’Nan, Alex’s party skills, cynicism, poker, AuthorsRead more »

Two for Tuesday: who will publish the ebooks?

Topics discussed: The Oscars, Inherent Vice, team trivia, Traffic, Traffic, ebook production, SAG Awards, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, misguided opinions, adolescence, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, self-publishing triumphalists, MarkRead more »