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“The desire to work has to be fierce.” In conversation with Peyton Marshall

I had a wonderful time interviewing Peyton Marshall about her book, Goodhouse, about the writing process, and about staying sane throughout the cycles of a book. Here’s a passage that I think paints well the constant contrast between beauty and violence in the book: I went silent then, feeling as if I had invoked some

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November 24, 2014

Chris Abani

Welcome to Late Night Conversation. Tonight, Doug talks to Chris Abani, author of The Secret History of Las Vegas. Doug and Chris discuss the role of place in fiction, the mythos inherent to cities, symbiotic relationships between genres, and why you will never see Chris in line for Space Mountain. The entire notion of being

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March 25, 2014

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