Writers' Block

Writers' Block

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Irvine Welsh: Skagboys

Irvine Welsh, the man behind the best-selling phenomenon TRAINSPOTTING, reads a passage from its prequel, SKAGBOYS.

Robin Sloan: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Robin Sloane reads a passage from MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE, a gleeful tale of global conspiracy, young love, and rollicking adventure.

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Megan Mayhew Bergman: Birds of a Lesser Paradise

Megan Mayhew Bergman reads a passage from her debut collection, BIRDS OF A LESSER PARADISE.

Scott Hutchins: A Working Theory of Love

Scott Hutchins, a former Truman Capote Fellow in the Wallace Stegner Program at Stanford, reads a passage from his debut, A WORKING THEORY OF LOVE.

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Ian Frazier: The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days

Ian Frazier reads a passage from THE CURSING MOMMY'S BOOK OF DAYS, a comic novel based on his widely read columns for The New Yorker.

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