Episode 69

Fall 2016 Preview Show, August 30, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss I’m Judging You, The Mothers, Children of the New World, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Spontaneous by Aaron Harmer and The Call by by Peadar O’Guilin.

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Books discussed on the show:

I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi

Children of the New World: Stories by Alexander Weinstein

Every Kind of Wanting by Gina Frangello

The Wangs vs The World by Jade Chang

The Island by Olivia Levez

The Mothers by Brit Bennet

Never Look an American in the Eye: A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American by Okey Ndibe

Nicotine / Private Novelist by Nell Zink

Am I Alone Here? Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live by Peter Orner

Avid Reader: A Life by Robert Gottleib

A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

Lightning round:

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Nutshell by Ian McEwan

The Trespasser by Tana French

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

The Gambler’s Anatomy by Jonathan Lethem

The Boat Rocker by Ha Jin

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Moonglow by Michael Chabon

A Tree or a Person or a Wall by Matt Bell

Rani Patel in Full Effect

Nine Island by Jane Alison

Heirlooms: Stories by Rachel Hall

I’ll Tell You In Person: Essays by Chloe Caldwell

The Hidden Keys by André Alexis

Him, Me, Muhammed Ali by Randa Jarrar

The Annie Year by Stephanie Wilbur Ash

Patricide by D. Foy

What we’re reading:

To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable Path Adventure by Ryan North

Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise by Thich Nhat Han

More books out this week:

Ashes of Fiery Weather by Kathleen Donohoe

A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes) by Sabaa Tahir

The Snurtch by Sean Ferrell and Charles Santoso

We Are Unprepared by Meg Little Reilly

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy by Anthony Gottlieb

The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd

A Scot in the Dark: Scandal & Scoundrel, Book II by Sarah MacLean

The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe

A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

The Jealous Kind by James Lee Burke

Slow Days, Fast Company: The World, The Flesh, and L.A. by Eve Babitz

Where the Jews Aren’t: The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region by Masha Gessen

Tell Me Something Real by Calla Devlin

The Anatomy of Inequality: Its Social and Economic Origins- and Solutions by Per Molander

The Fixes by Owen Matthews

Kook by Chris Vick

The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy by Joel Mokyr

Reading Cy Twombly: Poetry in Paint by Mary Jacobus

The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood

Only the Hunted Run by Neely Tucker

The Nix by Nathan Hill

Rushing Waters by Danielle Steel

Liar’s Key by Carla Neggers

The Jealous Kind by James Lee Burke

Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure by Ingrid Burrington

Sex and Death: Stories by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs

The Euro and the Battle of Ideas by Markus K. Brunnermeier, Harold James, and Jean-Pierre Landau

The Subsidary by Matías Celedoón

Hi, Anxiety: Life With a Bad Case of Nerves by Kat Kinsman

How to Travel without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America by Andrés Neuman (Author), Jeffrey Lawrence (Author)

The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett (paperback)

The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor (paperback)

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