Nov 15, 2012
On today's show, we talk to writer Sam Lipsyte. Based
in New York City, Sam has written for numerous publications
including The New Yorker, Open City, The New
York Times Book Review, Esquire and The Paris
Review. In 2000, a book of Sam's short stories was published,
and since then, he has released three novels - The Subject
Steve, Home Land, and The Ask. In 2008, he
was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and Sam's latest novel, The
Fun Parts, will be released by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on
March 13th of next year.
Last week during a snap blizzard, Sam was nice enough to trek over from Columbia to the Manhattan Wrestling Team apartment for an amazing conversation in which he tells us about the delayed gratification of writing and how to recognize when you are bullshitting yourself.
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