Author and Comic Lauren Weedman joins Seth, Laurie, and Tom to discuss her new book, Miss Fortune; then author David Ulin looks at Donald Trump through the lens of American Literature
The show opens with Seth and Laurie discussing this year's Tony Awards, then author Julia Claiborne Johnson recommends "To the One I Love the Best;" our own Tom Lutz talks about his newly published book "Drinking Mare's Milk on the Roof of the World," Norman Klein comes back to recommend his favorite meat and condiment, and Seth, Laurie, and Tom choose their favorite literary fathers in honor of their Day.
Tom and Seth talk about Tom's travel in Georgia, Armenia, and environs; Laurie, Tom, and Seth interview Michelle Latiolais about her new book of fiction, She. Ryan Gattis recommends Jill Leovy's Ghettoside.
Jack Miles discusses the first ever Norton Anthology of Religion, which he compiled; and Ryan Gattis returns to recommend another masterful historical novel about Los Angeles, Nina Revoyr's Southland.