David Shields

Special guest

David Shields is the internationally bestselling author of twenty books, including_ Reality Hunger (named one of the best books of 2010 by more than thirty publications), _The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead (New York Times bestseller), Black Planet (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award), and Other People: Takes & Mistakes (Knopf). The film adaptation of I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel was released by First Pond Entertainment in 2017; The Trouble With Men: Reflections on Sex, Love, Marriage, Porn, and Power is forthcoming from Mad Creek Books (21st Century Essays series) in March 2019. The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships and senior contributing editor of Conjunctions, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Esquire, Yale Review, Salon, Slate, McSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into two dozen languages.

David Shields has been a guest on 1 episode.