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.
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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