episode 6: Kevin Sampsell, part 2

In part 2 of our conversation with Kevin Sampsell, we dish on famous people who’ve come into Powell’s. And reading guilt. Always the reading guilt.

A melange of writers, books, musicians, and politicians we mention

Cheryl Strayed
Laura Stanfill
Forest Avenue Press
Lydia Yuknivich
Karen Russell
William Vollmann
Colson Whitehead

Franzen — Freedom
Marie Kondo
Bill Clinton
Jimmy Carter
Patti Smith
Stephen Malkmus
Regina Spektor
Yo La Tengo
John Darnielle
Martin Amis
Jane Austen
Barry Hannah

What we’re reading

So Sad Today – Melissa Broder
Liar: A Memoir – Rob Roberge
Eileen: A Novel – Ottessa Moshfegh
The Heavenly Table: A Novel – Donald Ray Pollack

Problems – Jade Sharma
Black Wave – Michelle Tea

The Last Samurai – Helen Dewitt


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