Katie Orphan heads to LA's famous King Eddy Saloon to reflect upon the works of John Fante and the changing landscape of Downtown Los Angeles.
Robert Wood interviews Shokoofeh Azar, Iranian-born journalist and author of "The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree."
Meghan Lamb interviews Jeff Jackson about his latest book, "Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel."
Bob Blaisdell struggles with Tolstoy and Knausgaard.
Megan Pietz reviews May-Lan Tan's "Things to Make and Break."
Shannon Draucker examines the role classical music plays in two recent novels, Aja Gabel's "The Ensemble" and R. O. Kwon's "The Incendiaries."
Nathan Scott McNamara reviews Virginie Despentes's "Pretty Things," translated by Emma Ramadan.