In this episode of the Penguin’s The Literary Life Sigrid Nunez, author of Salvation City, discusses where she finds inspiration when she’s writing; musician Joe Pernice performs and speaks about his new novel It Feels So Good When I Stop; Amy Einhorn, publisher and editor of The Help, discusses how an editor finds and works with prominent authors and Virginia Ironside, author of You’re Old, I’m Old, Get Used To It, rants about why you shouldn’t write in the present tense.