Balls: A Novel

Monday, August 13, 2012

Julian Tepper talks about his first novel, Balls. The story follows 30-year-old Henry Schiller, a songwriter and lounge-player in love with a woman far younger and more musically gifted than he is. His crisis deepens when he discovers he has testicular cancer.


Julian Tepper

Comments [5]


When a work has such an adolescent, vulgar title as this, it is rather difficult to take it seriously enough to even get beyond the title.

Aug. 14 2012 12:58 AM
commentator from Nyc

I will not enter the debate on the timbre of his voice other than to say that it did not displease me.  Thanks Leonard for continuing to bring us interesting, young new Yorkers dedicated to cultural life in this city.   

Aug. 13 2012 09:40 PM

He's a celestial being, channeling a different energy than you, fool

Aug. 13 2012 02:11 PM
Hard on the ears

Tell your guest to perk up. He sounds like a fourteen year old girl with his vocal fry.

Aug. 13 2012 01:20 PM

That sound you hear is all the men in your audience shutting off their radios.

Aug. 13 2012 01:17 PM

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