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"It. Goes. So. Fast." by NPR's Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly's new book is called "It. Goes. So. Fast."
Mary Louise Kelly's new book is called "It. Goes. So. Fast."

Mary Louise Kelly has been reporting for NPR for nearly two decades and is now cohost of All Things Considered. She has also written suspense novels, Anonymous Sources and The Bullet, and is the author of articles and essays that have appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, among numerous other publications.

Her new book is "It. Goes. So. Fast.: The Year of No Do-Overs."

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Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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