Phil Martin phones in to talk about the new edition of The New Writers Handbook, Volume 2, which he recently edited.
Mexican novelist Ana Clavel is in the studio to talk about her newest book, Shipwrecked Body. Ana Clavel is also the author of Desire and Its Shadow. She was also a featured reader at the Rain Taxi Twin Cities Book Festival at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.
As the political campaigns go negative, the Rockhouse responds with the artful insults of Bo Diddley playing the dozens! Also an incendiary live set from Otis Redding in London, 1967, some new music from the Diplomats of Solid Sound (accompanied by the Diplomettes!!) and birthday sets for Thelonious Monk, Shirley Caesar and O.V. Wright!!