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Get Lit with All Of It: Patricia Lockwood

Get Lit with All Of It

Originally Aired: Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Watch a live video stream as Alison Stewart, host of WNYC’s All of It, continues her virtual book club series with author and poet Patricia Lockwood. Lockwood’s genre-defying first novel No One is Talking About This follows an unnamed narrator as she explores sudden Internet fame and grapples with grief and loss. The New York Times Book Review calls her “a formidably gifted writer,” and The Atlantic calls the novel “a grand success.”

This event will also feature a performance and interview with singer/songwriter John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.

Viewers are encouraged to submit their questions for the author on Twitter and Instagram.

Once again, All Of It teams up for this event with the New York Public Library so that New Yorkers can access the book for free through the NYPL app.

How it Works

Get the book, reach out to a friend to join, and read along with Alison and Team All Of It

Follow @allofitwnyc on Instagram where you’ll find polls, questions, fun facts and pictures of other readers

Watch the live video stream here on this page as Alison talks with the author

Credit: Photo Provided by Guest

Patricia Lockwood was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana and raised in all the worst cities of the Midwest. She is the author of two poetry collections, Balloon Pop Outlaw Black and Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, a New York Times Notable Book, and the memoir Priestdaddy, which was named one of the ten best books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review. Lockwood’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New YorkerThe New Republic, and the London Review of Books, where she is a contributing editor.

Credit: Photo provided by guest

John Darnielle is a writer, composer, guitarist and vocalist for the band the Mountain Goats. His decades-long musical career has earned him praise as one of America’s great lyricists and songwriters. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller and National Book Award-nominated novel Wolf in White Van. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and two sons.

Join Alison Stewart, host of WNYC’s All Of It, alongside bestselling authors and fellow book lovers on the air and online for this new book club series. We’ll read books and share our progress on Instagram, and Alison will talk with a marquee author during a live video stream event.


We know that New Yorkers need to feel a sense of community and fun, even as we remain apart. And that’s why we are excited to announce that the New York Public Library is partnering with WNYC to present a virtual stay-at-home book club experience!

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