Episode 86

Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Ghostland, The Gene, Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, and more of their favorite nonfiction books of 2016.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Comic Bento.

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Books discussed on the show:

Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places by Colin Dickey

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson

The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin

On Living by Kerry Egan

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson

Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World by Baz Dreisinger

Everything is Teeth by Evie Wyld and Joe Sumner

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education by Mychal Denzel Smith

What we’re reading:

Over the Plain Houses by Julia Franks

Walden by Henry David Thoreau

 

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