Episode 264: Sloane Crosley

Like many funny writers, this essayist and novelist grew up around someone with a highly cultivated sense of humor, in this case her grandmother Nettie. “She was extremely funny. She was sarcastic in a very loving way, which I think is a hard note to hit.” The challenge of being simultaneously funny and sweet. Plus music from Big Mamou.

Person: Nettie Crosley
Place: a house in Normandy
Thing: Embersby Sándor Márai
Randy’s Thing: a printed circuit