[VIDEO] Rob Roberge, "The Cost of Living"

June 24, 2013

Rob Roberge is the author of three novels, including More Than They Could Chew (2005), and a short story collection, Working Backwards from the Worst Moment of My Life (2010). He's a professor at UCR/Palm Desert's MFA, and his latest novel is The Cost of Living.
 

Here, we speak with him about addiction, "one-downmanship," John Cage, and resolving to irresolution in fiction.

 

To see our LA Times Festival of Books author interview round-up (including Margaret Atwood, Rachel Kushner, Jess Walter, Stephen Burt, Sammy Harkham, Mary Otis, Tom Bissell and more), click here.
 


 


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RACHEL KUSHNER

MARGARET ATWOOD

STEPHEN BURT
MARY OTIS

MARY JO BANG
TOM BISSELL
 


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Produced by Jerry Gorin and James Simenc  / Interview by Mike Goetzman.