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

207: Henry Hoke (OPEN THROAT) & Steven Dunn’s POTTED MEAT

Henry Hoke makes a visit to the physical space of the Damn Library to talk his novel Open Throat, and allowing P-22 to become “me-22,” as well as the...

206: Vacation Reading

I’m just hanging out in the Damn Library talking about some books I just got in the mail, and the books I’m taking on vacation. Is this a good...

205: Christine Grillo (HESTIA STRIKES A MATCH) & Molly Keane’s GOOD BEHAVIOUR

Into the Damn Library Christine Grillo zooms, and what do we talk about? Her inventive, touching, hopefully not too prescient Hestia Strikes a Match, plus all that went into...

204: Kate Slotover (The Book Club Review) & Kathryn Scanlan’s KICK THE LATCH & Christopher Morley’s PARNASSUS ON WHEELS

Kate Slotover, co-host of the podcast The Book Club Review, zooms into the Damn Library and chats book podcast reading, how many books she will get to before she...

203: Rebecca Makkai (I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS FOR YOU) & Sabahattin Ali’s MADONNA IN A FUR COAT

Rebecca Makkai drops into the Damn Library a few months after her newest smash hit novel I Have Some Questions For You hit the shelves, chatting about critiquing/celebrating the...

202: Brendan Slocumb (SYMPHONY OF SECRETS) & Eli Cranor’s OZARK DOGS

Brendan Slocumb has a seat in the hyperspace universe of the Zoom Damn Library to talk his new historical musical thriller Symphony of Secrets, and of course some Violin...

201: Ling Ling Huang (NATURAL BEAUTY) & Baek Sehee’s I WANT DO DIE BUT I WANT TO EAT TTEOKBOKKI

Ling Ling Huang stops by the universe of the Zoom Damn Library the day after her book, Natural Beauty, graces shelves. She talks about writing the book in her...

200: Kelly Link (WHITE CAT, BLACK DOG) & Megan Giddings’ THE WOMEN COULD FLY

The one and only Kelly Link zooms into the Damn Library hypserspace to talk her spectacular new collection, White Cat, Black Dog. She gets into how the new collection...

199: Idra Novey (TAKE WHAT YOU NEED) & César Aira’s ON CONTEMPORARY ART

Idra Novey actually drops by the Damn Library IN PERSON to discuss her stunning new book, Take What You Need, creating an artist’s practice, torching things, and short novels....

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