The Book Report: Episode 38: When Your Favorite Author Lets You Down

February 26, 2016 | 5 books mentioned 2

Welcome to a new episode of The Book Report presented by The Millions! This week, Janet and Mike talk about how it feels when your favorite authors let you down.

covercoverDiscussed in this episode: Cloud Atlas, Ghostwritten, Number9Dream, and Black Swan Green by David Mitchell, denial, grief, bargaining, the Rabbit Angstrom books, Roger’s Version and The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike, Radio On: A Listener’s Diary by Sarah Vowell, American Pastoral, I Married a Communist, Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip RothJonathan Safran Foer.

Not discussed in this episode: Alice Munro’s disappointing short story collection, The Cottage by, I Don’t Know, Let’s Say, the Pond or Something.

The Book Report is everyone's favorite weekly, literary show. Hosted by Janet Potter and Michael Schaub.