Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and Bunker Hill, returns to the show to discuss the finale of his Revolutionary War trilogy In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown.
Today’s guest is Matt Haig, author of The Humans, Reasons to Stay Alive, and, most recently, How to Stop Time. Haig talks to Daniel Ford about his constant impulse to externalize things and write them down, how memory, hope, despair, and melancholy are woven into How to Stop Time, and how he battles writer’s indecision (as opposed to writer’s block).
Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, talks to Daniel Ford about her circuitous path to writing, why she decided to pursue an MFA, and what inspired her incredibly well-written and structured debut novel.
Author Kristopher Jansma returns to the podcast! Jansma talks to Daniel Ford about Why We Came to the City coming out in paperback (May 2) and how his life and writing process have evolved since leaving New York City.