Busy Segundo

The latest installment of the Bat Segundo Show is up now. Ed talks to Brett Easton Ellis about the origins of Lunar Park, Stephen King, the use of brand name description in fiction, the rules of fiction, subtext, the dramaturgy of writing about writers, episodic fiction vs. narrative fiction, pushing boundaries, 9/11, the generation between 1961 and 1971 and the generation after, keeping track of young writers, and responsibility within Ellis’ work.

Ed also reveals that he had planned an interview with Zadie Smith, but that fell through.