Episode 39

New Releases for Feb. 2, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Queen of the Night, Beasts & Children, The Vegetarianand more new releases.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

The Iceberg: A Memoir by Marion Coutts

Sweetgirl by Travis Mulhauser

Beasts & Children: Stories by Amy Parker

The Vegetarian by Han Kang

The V-Word: True Stories about First-Time Sex compiled by Amber J. Keyser

Dead Presidents: An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation’s Leaders by Brady Carlson

Find Me by Laura van den Berg

What we’re reading:

Cat Country by Lao She

Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex, Society, and Adult Entertainment by Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals

More books out this week:

The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt by Eric Burns

The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin

Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell

Phantom Effect by Michael Aronovitz

Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran by Laura Secor

Pax by Sara Pennypacker (Author), Jon Klassen (Illustrator)

Ask a Queer Chick: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life for Girls Who Dig Girls by Lindsay King-Miller

While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man’s Descent into Madness by Eli Sanders

The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World by William Egginton

Fast Food Maniac: From Arby’s to White Castle, One Man’s Supersized Obsession with America’s Favorite Food by Jon Hein

The Super Natural: A New Vision of the Unexplained by Whitley Strieber and Jeffrey J. Kripal

Breakdown by Jonathan Kellerman

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant

Starflight by Melissa Landers

The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross

On Love by Charles Bukowski

Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection by Marissa Meyer

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next by LA Reid

Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith

The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah

The Cellar by Minette Walters

The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson

Shaler’s Fish by Helen Macdonald

The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-Scott

In the Land of Armadillos: Stories by Helen Maryles Shankman

Honky Tonk Samurai by Joe R. Lansdale

Assassin’s Heart by Sarah Ahiers

In Another Life by Julie Christine Johnson

Brotherhood in Death by J. D. Robb

Willful Disregard by Lena Andersson (Author), Sarah Death (Translator)

Opening Belle by Maureen Sherry

The Photographer’s Wife by Suzanne Joinson

Black Deutschland by Darryl Pinckney

Almost Everything Very Fast by Christopher Kloeble (Author), Aaron Kerner (Translator)

The Killing Forest by Sara Blaedel

Keep Calm by Mike Binder

The God’s Eye View by Barry Eisler

Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf

100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today by Stephen Le

The Collected Novellas of Stefan Zweig by Stefan Zweig and Anthea Bell

The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family by Gail Lumet Buckley

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen Harrigan

He Will Be My Ruin by K.A. Tucker

Not all Bastards are from Vienna by Andrea Molesini

The Language of Secrets by Ausma Zehanat Khan

A Decent Ride by Irvine Welsh

The Flood Girls by Richard Fifield

The Doll’s House by M. J. Arlidge

The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh

Burn Book by Felix Bernstein

Window Left Open: Poems by Jennifer Grotz

Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto

Saving Jason by Michael Sears

This Was Not the Plan by Cristina Alger

On My Own by Diane Rehm

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

The Big Rewind: A Novel by Libby Cudmore

Blue Laws by Kevin Young

Youngblood by Matt Gallagher

The Yid by Paul Goldberg

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Books out in paperback:

God Loves Haiti by Dimitry Elias Léger

The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia by Michael Booth

The Perfect Letter by Chris Harrison

In Wilderness by Diane Thomas

Alive by Scott Sigler

Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon

Discontent and its Civilizations : Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London by Mohsin Hamid

Disclaimer by Renée Knight

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

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