The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life

On this week’s show, I answer some mail with my friend, David James Poissant,

David James Poissant
Plus Clint Peters writes about how reading Montaigne changed his life.

Clint Peters


Check out David James Poissant's wonderful story collection, The Heaven of Animals.

The Heaven of Animals

According to NPR, Robert Hass has won the Wallace Stevens prize.

According to The Guardian, Doris Lessing willed 3,000 books to a library in Harare, Zimbabwe. Meanwhile, Florida Polytechnic is opening with a library that has zero print books (Guardian).

Also according to The Guardian, Martin Amis's controversial new book, Zone of Interest, is having some publishing difficulties.

I incorrectly called Bullets and Burgers a shooting range, when according to The Times, Burgers and Bullets is the name of the tour guide service that brings people to a shooting range about 25 miles outside of Vegas, in Arizona, where a nine year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor with an Uzi after he set the gun to repeater action.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT