Episode 97

New Releases and More for March 7, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Exit West, All Grown Up, The Hearts of Men, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and The Walls Are Closing In.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar

The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Edgar & Lucy by Victor Lodato

The Impossible Fairy Tale by Han Yujoo

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler

Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

Ill Will by Dan Chaon

Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front by Mary Jennings Hegar

Celine by Peter Heller

The One-Eyed Man by Ron Currie

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Alone (The Generations Trilogy) by Scott Sigler

The Song Rising (The Bone Season) by Samantha Shannon

The Erstwhile: The Vorrh by B. Catling

The Devil’s Bible by Dana Chamblee Carpenter

Eveningland: Stories by Michael Knight

What we’re reading:

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House by Alyssa Mastromonaco (Author), Lauren Oyler (Contributor)

More books out this week:

Camanchaca by Diego Zúñiga (Author), Megan McDowell (Translator)

Witchy Eye by D.J. Butler

The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George

The Wages of Sin by Kaite Welsh

Hekla’s Children by James Brigden

Down City: A Daughter’s Story of Love, Memory, and Murder by Leah Carroll

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

Havana: A Subtropical Delirium by Mark Kurlansky

The Lost Daughter Collective by Lindsey Drager

The Lucky Ones by Julianne Pachico

Ties by Domenico Starnone (Author), Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)

The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Lyndsay Faye

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lotus Blue by Cat Sparks

Taduno’s Song by Odafe Atogun

Next Year, for Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson

Mister Memory by Marcus Sedgwick

The Violated by Bill Pronzini

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter

Big Mushy Happy Lump: A Sarah’s Scribbles Collection by Sarah Andersen

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi

The Barrowfields by Phillip Lewis

Turkish Delight by Jan Wolkers (Author), Sam Garrett (Translator)

The Night Ocean by Paul La Farge

South and West: From a Notebook by Joan Didion

Cut to the Bone by Alex Maan

Lenin’s Roller Coaster (A Jack McColl Novel) by David Downing

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

The Girl from Rawblood by Catriona Ward

The Third Squad by V. Sanjay Kumar

The Painted Gun by Bradley Spinelli

Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito

Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World by Benjamin Reiss

Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings by James Crawford

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

The Underworld by Kevin Canty

WHEREAS: Poems by Layli Long Soldier

You Are Here: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds by Jenny Lawson

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex Wells

The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel

What Is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (paperback)

The Weight of This World by David Joy (paperback)

Earth (Object Lessons) by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

Tree (Object Lessons) by Matthew Battles

Egg (Object Lessons) by Nicole Walker

Traffic (Object Lessons) by Paul Josephson

Book of Mutter (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) by Kate Zambreno

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