For the 47th Second-Hand Book Factory, Charles Adrian is joined by journalist (among other things) Oscar Rickett. After a rocky start, they talk about a particular kind of American comic writing, a melancholy penguin and Fitzgerald's elegant command of emotion.
You can listen to Fairewell's music here.
Episode released: 28th January, 2014.
What I'd Say To The Martians And Other Veiled Threats by Jack Handy
Death And The Penguin by Andrey Kurkov (trans. George Bird)
The Lost Decade And Other Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald