David Goodwillie is the author of the novel American Subversive, a New York Times Notable Book of 2010, and the acclaimed memoir Seemed Like a Good idea at the Time. He has also played professional baseball, worked as a private investigator, and been an expert at Sotheby's auction house. A graduate of Kenyon College, he lives and works in New York City.

Sheila McClear, author of The Last of the Live Nude Girls, talks to David Goodwillie about her years behind the glass and her adventures in weird America.

The biggest debut of the year, Chad Harbach’s "The Art of Fielding," is getting wide acclaim, but it’s not quite a home run says former ball player and novelist David Goodwillie.

Adam Haslett sits down with David Goodwillie to discuss Union Atlantic, his timely first novel about two warring neighbors and a bank on the brink of a meltdown.