Episode 98

New Releases and More for March 14, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss White Tears, The Wanderers, Himself, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Playster and Why We March.

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Books discussed on the show:

White Tears by Hari Kunzru

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

Himself by Jess Kidd

The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir by Ariel Levy

Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper

Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History by Rebecca Romney and J. P. Romney

Stressed, Unstressed: Classic Poems to Ease the Mind by Jonathan Bate and Paula Byrne

The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman

My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris

Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress

The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston

A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui

Miranda and Caliban by Jacqueline Carey

Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help by Loretta MacFarquhar

Swimmer Among the Stars: Stories by Kanishk Tharoor

What we’re reading:

Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War by Jonathan W. White

Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get On the Mat, Love Your Body by Jessamyn Stanley

More books out this week:

How We Speak to One Another edited by Ander Monson and Craig Reinbold

Rebel Threads: Vintage Streetwear by Roger Burton

One of the Boys by Daniel Magariel

Open Midnight: Where Ancestors and Wilderness Meet by Brooke Williams

My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Abigail Pogrebin

The Idiot by Elif Batuman

Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World by Nell Stevens

Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero by Michael DeForge

New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson

The Middlepause: On Life After Youth by Marina Benjamin

The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories by Jared Shurin (Editor), Mahvesh Murad (Editor)

Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell

Matilda Empress by Lise Arin

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens

The New York Times Book of Crime: More Than 166 Years of Covering the Beat by Kevin Flynn

The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance into a Hopeful Future by Joselin Linder

Follow Me into the Dark by Felicia C. Sullivan

The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Perabo

The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone by Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach

The Road to Ithaca by Ben Pastor

The Vine That Ate the South by J.D. Wilkes

Getting Off On Frank Sinatra: A Copper Black Mystery by Megan Edwards

The Mother of All Questions by Rebecca Solnit

The Forgotten Girls by Owen Laukkanen

The Devil’s Triangle (A Brit in the FBI) by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison

The Doorposts of Your House and on Your Gates by Jacob Bacharach

The Astonishing Mistakes of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone

Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan

A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers) by Becky Chambers

Nabokov’s Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt

More Alive and Less Lonely: On Books and Writers by Jonathan Lethem

Eggshells by Caitriona Lally

The Loving Husband by Christobel Kent

The Principles Behind Flotation by Alexandra Teague

Double Dutch by Laura Trunkey

Mikhail and Margarita by Julie Lekstrom Himes

Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Blume (paperback)

The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir of Place, Solitude, and Friendship by Katherine Towler (paperback)

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

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