On this week’s show, author Katherine Taylor talks about her new book Valley Fever and her admiration for Vivian Gornick, author Antoine Wilson explains why he refused to write a LARB review of John Barth’s forthcoming Collected Stories, and mystery writer Gary Phillips returns to talk about Something Strange is Going On!, a short story collection based on the life of the nefarious 1930s cartoonist Fletcher Hanks.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin.

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LARB Radio Hour airs every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.