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Michael Schaub

Michael Schaub is a regular contributor to NPR. He lives in Texas.

40, alan heathcock

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

In his novel, 40, Alan Heathcock evokes an America gone off the rails.

Aug 22, 2022
angel of rome, jess walter

Past Is Prologue

Jess Walter’s collection The Angel of Rome moves back and forth in time.

Jul 4, 2022
neel patel

All in the Family

In Tell Me How to Be, Neel Patel tracks the distance between a mother and a son.

Dec 27, 2021
the trees, percival everett

Crime and Punishment

Percival Everett’s The Trees is a masterful allegory about America and race.

Sep 20, 2021
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