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Posts by: Josh Davis

Cha-Ching!

“Cha-Ching!” by Ali Liebegott

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“It was 1994, the year of bad, low-blood-sugar decisions,” begins Ali Liebegott in her frank, funny and painfully realistic new novel Cha-Ching! I remember making a lot of bad decisions during my own version of 1994 – and Liebegott’s heroine, Theo, certainly makes her share in this novel – but the author smartly resists the […]

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My Heart Is an Idiot, by Davy Rothbart

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Modern literary fiction is so often told from an immersive first person perspective that sometimes the line between the classic essayist and the contemporary novelist disappears. Found Magazine originator and frequent “This American Life” contributor Davy Rothbart’s new book, the brilliantly titled My Heart Is an Idiot, collects 16 essays that read like early Jack Kerouac, if […]

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