Historical analogies between the Civil War period and our own time are plentiful in a conversation about the author’s much-anticipated first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.
One of my favorite books of short fiction from the last few years is Sam Lipsyte’s The Fun Parts. I often assign stories from it in my workshops and have been waiting for an opportunity to teach the whole collection.
This interview is featured, along with thirty-four others, in our anthology BOMB: The Author Interviews.
Sam Lipsyte appeared at BookCourt to read from his darkly funny novel The Ask, published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.