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Through strange metaphysical circumstances, failed screenwriter Brad Cohen finds himself caught in an infinite time loop, forced to relive the first forty years of his life again and again. Each repeat, Brad wakes up in the womb on what was supposed to be his fortieth birthday, with full knowledge of what s come before. Repeat answers the question: If you could live half your life over, would you do things differently?
ABOUT NEAL POLLACK
Neal Pollack has written nine books, including the bestselling memoirs Alternadad and Stretch, the cult classic The Neal Pollack Anthology Of American Literature, and the novels Jewball and Downward-Facing Death. His essays, journalism, and satire have been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, GQ, Men's Journal, Slate, Salon, Wired, and many other magazines and websites. He's also a three-time Jeopardy! champion and a certified yoga instructor. He lives in Austin with his wife and son.
ABOUT THE WRITE UP
What does it mean to be a writer? What is the creative process? How do you publish your work? What inspires you to write? When did you become a writer?
Each month screenwriter, novelist and performer Owen Egerton sits down with all sorts of writers—from playwrights to poets—to talk about their lives and careers. He records the conversation for the KUT podcast, The Write Up.