Writers' Block: Episodes

Martha Grover reads "Swedish Massage," a story from her new collection, ONE MORE FOR THE PEOPLE.
Matt Ruff reads a passage from THE MIRAGE, a mind-bending novel in which an alternate history of 9/11 and its aftermath uncovers startling truths about America and the Middle East.
Ellen Ullman reads a passage from her latest novel, BY BLOOD, about a disgraced professor who becomes enraptured by the troubles of his psychologist neighbor's patient.
Trinie Dalton reads "Escape Mushroom Style," a story from her latest collection, BABY GEISHA.
Krys Lee reads a passage from DRIFTING HOUSE about a South Korean woman who goes to America in search of her daughter whom she believes has been kidnapped.
Martha Grover reads "Fifteen Things I'm Not Putting on My OkCupid Profile," a story from her new collection, ONE MORE FOR THE PEOPLE.
Nathan Englander reads a passage from his latest story collection, WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT ANNE FRANK.
Blake Nelson reads a passage from DREAM SCHOOL, the sequel to his beloved 1994 novel GIRL.
Ryan Boudinot reads a passage from BLUEPRINTS OF THE AFTERLIFE about the aftermath of a sentient glacier wiping out most of North America.
Leigh Stein reads a passage from her debut novel, THE FALLBACK PLAN, about what happens when you graduate college without a fallback plan.
Ellis Avery reads a passage from THE LAST NUDE, her new novel about an artist and her most famous muse in Paris between the world wars.
Tea Obreht, one of The New Yorker's best American writers under forty, reads a passage from her debut novel, THE TIGER'S WIFE.
Joshua Mohr reads a passage from DAMASCUS, his latest novel about a man whose birthmark unfortunately resembles a Hitler mustache.
Ismet Prcic reads a passage from SHARDS, his debut novel about a young Bosnian who flees his war-torn homeland.
Anisse Gross reads her evocative poem, LAST YEAR'S SNOW.
Peter Orner reads a passage from LOVE AND SHAME AND LOVE, his latest novel that illuminates the countless ways that love both makes us whole and completely unravels us.
John Jeremiah Sullivan, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, reads "Feet in Smoke," a piece from his new essay collection, PULPHEAD.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and novelist Hector Tobar reads a passage from his latest, THE BARBARIAN NURSERIES.
Erin Morgenstern reads a passage from THE NIGHT CIRCUS, her spell-casting debut novel that has been heralded as the next Harry Potter.
Alan Hollinghurst, winner of the 2004 Booker Prize for THE LINE OF BEAUTY, reads a passage from his latest novel, THE STRANGER'S CHILD.
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