S5 E11 Eilene Zimmerman, Conor Dougherty, Sierra Crane Murdoch
On the Podcast: Eilene Zimmerman, Conor Dougherty, and Sierra Crane Murdoch

In this episode meet Eilene Zimmerman, author of Smacked, Conor Dougherty, author of Golden Gates, and Sierra Crane Murdoch, author of Yellow Bird. Go behind the mic with these authors and hear what it was like for them to bring their intensely researched, timely, and thought-provoking work to their audiobooks.

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A journalist pieces together the mysteries surrounding her ex-husband’s descent into drug addiction while trying to rebuild a life for her family, taking listeners on an intimate journey into the world of white-collar drug abuse.

With propulsive storytelling and ground-level reporting, New York Times journalist Conor Dougherty chronicles America’s housing crisis from its West Coast epicenter, peeling back the decades of history and economic forces that brought us here and taking listeners inside the activist uprisings that have risen in tandem with housing costs.

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it—an urgent work of literary journalism.

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