This week, Tom tells you why NaNoWriMo is bad for humanity, and Mike gives tips on the best way to kill cockroaches with a book. We also consider whether a literary novelist should ever expect to make a living from his work, and we renew our blood feud with the literary journal Hobart.
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This week’s outro music is from Girl Talk’s All Day. You can download the entire album (highly recommended) for free–and legally!–here. Our new(ish) intro music is an old blues number from Sonny Boy Williamson. You can find a number of Williamson recordings, as well as recordings by lots of other great blues musicians, at archive.org.
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