Author Robin Hemley joins Jacke for a discussion of Kafka, writerly ambition, and his new novel Oblivion: An After Autobiography, which tells the story of a midlist author who finds himself in the posthumous world where authors fade from obscurity into the world of Oblivion…unless they can manage to write their way out.
Additional listening suggestions:
- Episode 349 – Kafka’s Metamorphosis (with Blume)
- Episode 139 – A Hunger Artist by Franz Kafka
- Episode 134 – The Greatest Night of Franz Kafka’s Life
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