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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Episode Summary
Two L.A.-native novelists read and discuss fiction, theatre, magic spells, cats, MFAs, and some other stuff.

Participant(s) Bio
Aimee Bender is the author of four books, including The Girl in the Flammable Skirt and Willful Creatures. Her latest, out in June, is a novel called The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Her stories have been published in Granta, The Paris Review, Tin House, Harper's and more, as well as heard on "This American Life". She has been translated into ten languages, and teaches creative writing at USC.

Glen David Gold's first novel, Carter Beats the Devil, has been translated into fourteen languages. His short stories and essays have appeared in McSweeney's, Playboy, and The New York Times Magazine. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Alice Sebold.