Episode 81

Live from Book Riot Live: New Releases and More for November 15, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Swing Time, Scrappy Little Nobody, Born a Crime, and more books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis

Nineveh by Henrietta Rose-Innes

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

The Gloaming by Melanie Finn

Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson

What we’re reading:

Coin Locker Babies by Ryu Murakami

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez

More books out this week:

Normal by Warren Ellis

Trish Trash #1: Rollergirl on Mars by Jessica Abel

Turbo Twenty-Three: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich

Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel (Kay Scarpetta) by Patricia Cornwell

Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers by Leslie Bennetts

The Sleeping Beauty Killer by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke

Dork Diaries 11: Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy by Rachel Renée Russell

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare (Author), Sarah Rees Brennan (Author), Maureen Johnson (Author), Robin Wasserman (Author)

Beyond Earth : Our Path to a New Home in the Planets by Charles Wohlforth, Amanda R. Hendrix, Ph.D.

Coast Range: A Collection from the Pacific Edge by Nick Neely

Discworld Diary 2017 Diary by Terry Pratchett (Author), The Discworld Emporium

My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier

Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas by Steven Poole

The Dispossessed by Szilard Borbely

Eat Live Love Die: Selected Essays by Betty Fussell

Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace

Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away by Lisa Napoli

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

Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I’m Not Allowed to Say on TV by Joe Buck

La Femme de Gilles (Neversink) by Madeleine Bourdouxhe (author), Faith Evans (translator)

How to Survive in the North by Luke Healy

Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In by Bernie Sanders

The Can Opener’s Daughter by Rob Davis

Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele

Aleister & Adolf by Douglas Rushkoff and Michael Avon Oeming

Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs by Douglas Smith

The Infinite by Nicholas Mainieri

Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It by Larrie D. Ferreiro

No Man’s Land (John Puller Series) by David Baldacci

The Great American Songbook by Sam Allingham

Writing to Save a Life by John Edgar Wideman

The Social Organism: A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life by Oliver Luckett and Michael J. Casey

The Return of the Young Prince by A. G. Roemmers (Author), Ollie Brock (Translator)

Island People: The Caribbean and the World by Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital by David Oshinsky

Absolutely on Music : Conversations with Seiji Ozawa by Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin

Culdesac: A Novella by Robert Repino

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