Episode 94

New Releases and More for February 14, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Lincoln in the Bardo, Girls on Fire, American Street, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by The Clairvoyants and bookriot.com/curriegiveaway.

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Books discussed on the show:

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Tell Me Everything You Don’t Remember: The Stroke That Changed My Life by Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History by Bill Schutt

Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit

The Dime by Kathleen Kent

She Matters: A Life in Friendships by Susanna Sonnenberg

What we’re reading:

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Howl’s Moving Castle by Dianna Wynne Jones

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System by Jerome F. Buting

More books out this week:

The Nearness of You by Amanda Eyre Ward

Among the Ruins by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me by Bill Hayes

Shadowbahn by Steve Erickson

Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu

Notes to Boys: And Other Things I Shouldn’t Share in Public by Pamela Ribon

The Magician of Vienna by Sergio Pitol (Author), George Henson (Translator)

The Last Night at Tremore Beach by Mikel Santiago

Winter of the Gods by Jordanna Max Brodsky

Revenge of the Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen

The Weight of Him by Ethel Rohan

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

The Shimmering Road by Hester Young

In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle

The Dark and Other Love Stories by Deborah Willis

Be My Wolff by Emma Richler

Ubo by Steve Rasnic Tem

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris

All That’s Left to Tell by Daniel Lowe

The Souls of Black Folk (Restless Classics) by W. E. B. Du Bois

Of Darkness by Josefine Klougart (Author), Martin Aitken (Translator)

The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky

All Back Full by Robert Lopez

Best Worst American: Stories by Juan Martinez

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Morgan Parker

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro

The Undesired by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble

Their Finest by Lissa Evans

On Turpentine Lane by Elinor Lipman

Gilded Cage by Vic James

One Good Mama Bone by Bren McClain

Bare Bones: I’m Not Lonely If You’re Reading This Book by Bobby Bones (paperback)

Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond by Sonia Shah (paperback)

The Bricks that Built the Houses by Kate Tempest (paperback)

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