Nickolas and James have an honest conversation about the publishing industry and Nickolas’s young career, which has featured three great books, including his most recent novel, THE HEARTS OF MEN. They touch on subjects ranging from how Nickolas started taking writing seriously to becoming an Eagle Scout to attending Iowa to Gordon Lightfoot to Cormac McCarthy’s table tennis skills. Plus, Nickolas’s agent Rob McQuilkin.

Nickolas Butler

Nickolas and James discuss:

Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Square Books

Cormac McCarthy

Canterbury Booksellers

Jim Harrison

POACHERS by Tom Franklin

THE NEW VALLEY by Josh Weil

IN THE LOYAL MOUNTAINS by Rick Bass

Dean Bakopoulos

Jeremiah Chamberlin

LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding

Kent Haruf

JIM THE BOY by Tony Earley

FIGHT CLUB by Chuck Palahniuk

Rob McQuilkin

Rob and James Discuss

EO Wilson

Louisa May Alcott

Jhumpa Lahiri

THE HEARTS OF MEN by Nickolas Butler

Lexi Wangler

Eve GleichmanSHOTGUN LOVESONGS by Nickolas Butler

BENEATH THE BONFIRE by Nickolas Butler

PLOUGHSHARES

OUTSIDE VALENTINE by Liza Ward

Maria Massie

Megan Lynch

Tom Perrotta

Peter Ho Davies

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