Liz talks with Gary Morganstein about his new novel A Mound Over Hell, a post-apocalyptic book about baseball, in which America has nearly been wiped out by radical Islam, and where holograms run the bases for out-of-shape players. Gary Morganstein is the author of many books, including Jesse's Girl, Loving Rabbi Thalia Kleinman, How to Find a Woman...or Not, and Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
Conor will be interviewing Amy Bonnaffons about her story collection The Wrong Heaven, which straddles the line between the real and the fantastical. Her stories uncover the mysteries beneath the mundane surfaces of our lives. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Kenyon Review, and has been read on This American Life.