So Many Damn Books

Hosted ByChristopher & Drew

Christopher (@cdhermelin) and Drew (@drewsof) talk about reading, literature, publishing, and trying to make it through their never-dwindling stack of things to read. All with a themed drink in their hands.

Recorded at the Damn Library in Brooklyn, NY. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com


All Episodes

165: Meredith Westgate (THE SHIMMERING STATE) & Tim Krabbé’s THE VANISHING

Meredith Westgate sets the Damn Library Hyperspace glittering, talking with us about The Shimmering State. The trio of us get into the fabric of memory, the joy of the...

164: Laura Blackett & Eve Gleichman (THE VERY NICE BOX) & Kristen Arnett’s WITH TEETH

Christopher and Drew are joined in the zoom hysperspace universe with writing duo Laura Blackett & Eve Gleichman, creators of the inventive rom-com thriller, The Very Nice Box. They...

163: Rosecrans Baldwin (EVERYTHING NOW: LESSONS FROM THE CITY STATE OF LOS ANGELES) & Orhan Pamuk’s ISTANBUL

Rosecrans Baldwin drops into the Damn Library’s online zoom space to chat all about Los Angeles, the subject of his new book, Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of...

162: Backlist: Patricia Highsmith (THE RIPLEY NOVELS)

Christopher and Drew finally conquer Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels, talking (and mildly spoiling) all five of the novels concerning Highsmith’s most famous creation. They get into why he’s...

161: Loan Le (A PHO LOVE STORY) & John Searles’ HELP FOR THE HAUNTED

Loan Le is hanging in Zoom Hyperspace with the guys, and since she’s a triple threat (writer, editor, reader) there is tons to cover. First, the pleasures of the...

160: A.E. Osworth (WE ARE WATCHING ELIZA BRIGHT) & Patricia Lockwood’s NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT THIS

When A.E. Osworth drops into the Damn Library to talk about their novel We Are Watching Eliza Bright, that means we get to really talk about the Internet, since...

159: K.M. Szpara (FIRST, BECOME ASHES) & Michael Crichton’s JURASSIC PARK

Spring has sprung and we’re in the mood for adventure, so we asked K.M. Szpara to join us in the Damn Library for as close to an adventure as...

158: Reading Snapshot, March 2021

Herein, Christopher and Drew discuss how video games and assigned reading can help get the reading going, possible reading themed architectural additions to Drew’s house, and how Spring reading...

157: The Morning News’ 2021 Tournament of Books Begins

It’s March again, which has a different meaning this year but it also still means that it’s TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS TIME! With a ca-caw to you, and to you...

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