This week, Abigail Pogrebin interviews author Nathan Englander, as part of Abby’s ongoing series at the JCC, What Everyone’s Talking About. Nathan Englander is author of the novels Dinner at the Center of the Earth, The Ministry of Special Cases, and kaddish.com. He’s responsible for the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. Englander’s short fiction has been widely anthologized, including in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories. This conversation was recorded in front of a live audience on April 17, 2019.
Welcome to 76West, a podcast of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in New York City. 76West features the very best of the JCC's acclaimed Conversations series, in which we welcome some of the most fascinating people on earth, turn them loose in front of a mike, and the results are unpredictable. During seasons, new episodes will drop every two weeks. You’ll hear conversation with some of the smartest, funniest, and most challenging figures of our time. Produced by Megan Whitman and Eric Winick, with editing by Matt Temkin, and original music written and performed by Perl Wolfe.76West is brought to you by Zabar’s and Zabars.com.