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Marginalia: Brock Clarke

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Nate Eldridge
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My guest this episode is a voice you've probably heard before, especially if you've been listening to Marginalia for a while. Brock Clarke just released his 8th work of fiction, Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?, and he visited with me about it the day before publication.

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In the book, the title character is approaching middle-age, has a job as a blogger in the pellet stove industry, and until her death, was very much living under his John Calvin-loving-mother's thumb. Enter an aunt he didn't know he had and a whirlwind trip across the pond, and you're left with a smart, funny, and poignant story.

Get ready to smile... here's our conversation:

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Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe? by Brock Clarke was published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

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