Episode 185

2016 Holiday Recommendation Show

This week, Jeff and Rebecca answer listeners’ holiday book recommendation requests.

This episode is sponsored by:

A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

Retro Photo by David Ellwand

The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz

 

Books and authors recommended in this episode:

Flirting with Fire (Hot in Chicago series) by Kate Meader

Molly O’Keefe & Alisha Rai  

Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev

Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

Gulp by Mary Roach

The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee

JO: Lost City of Z by David Grann

Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman

Wonderland by Steven Johnson

I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong

Why Do Men Have Have Nipples by Mark Leyner & Billy Goldberg

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe by Chris Taylor.

Ready Player One by Ernie Cline.

The Thing Explainer by Randall Munro.

The Far Side Treasury by Gary Larson

Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

Dan Ariely  

You Are Not So Smart by David McRaney

Misbehaving by Richard Thaler

Nudge by Richard Thaler.

How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg 

Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Taleb

Jazz by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Zuckerman Trilogy by Philip Roth

Operation Shylock by Philip Roth

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