Camp, Cars, Cockroaches and the Kremlin

An episode about the trials of young adulthood: A girl at summer camp, Meg Wolitzer (pictured) realizes she might not become the actor she's dreamed of being, but finds the freedom of self-acceptance. Writer Adam Gopnik and his wife move to a tiny New York City apartment and try to 'live poetically.' A young Matthew Dicks tries to hide the fact that he's living out of his car after losing his job. And writer Andrew Solomon goes to Russia to visit artists and ends up with a front row seat to Russian democracy. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns.

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired on July 26, 2015.

Photo: Jason Falchook