Episode 54

New Releases for May 17, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Girls on Fire, Shrill, The Fireman, and more new releases.

This episode was sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Send Me Swooning.

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Books discussed on the show:

Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Roses and Rot by Kat Howard

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West

The Fireman by Joe Hill

32 Yolks: From My Mother’s Table to Working the Line by Eric Ripert

Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday by Debbie Graber

Action: A Book about Sex by Amy Rose Spiegel

What we’re reading:

The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky

More books out this week:

Little Labors by Rivka Galchen

The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson

Swallowed by the Cold: Stories by Jensen Beach

One Hundred Twenty-One Days by Michele Audin, trans. from the French by Christiana Hills

Finding Fontainebleau: An American Boy in France by Thad Carhart

Company Town by Madeline Ashby

The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria by Marwa al-Sabouni

The Singer from Memphis (An Athenian Mystery) by Gary Corby

Answering the Call: A Memoir of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America by Judge Nathaniel R. Jones

Joe Gould’s Teeth by Jill Lepore

Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud by David Dayen

Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating by Moira Weigel

The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

The Fat Artist and Other Stories by Benjamin Hale

The Money Cult: Capitalism, Christianity, and the Unmaking of the American Dream by Chris Lehmann

Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson

100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen

The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North

Porcelain: A Memoir by Moby

Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica

Blood Flag by Steve Martini

Newcomers by Lojze Kovacic (Author), Michael Biggins (Translator)

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

The Last Ranch by Michael McGarrity

It Wasn’t Always Like This by Joy Preble

Silence Is Goldfish by Annabel Pitcher

Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road by Rob Schmitz

Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

The After Party by Anton DiSclafani

Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by Rana Foroohar

The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics by Sean Wilentz

A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker

Marked by Jenny Martin

The Second Life of Nick Mason by Steve Hamilton

Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand

The Sky Over Lima by Juan Gómez Bárcena (Author), Andrea Rosenberg (Translator)

Anatomy of a Soldier by Harry Parker

The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay

Nitro Mountain by Lee Clay Johnson

I Refuse by Per Petterson (paperback)

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson (paperback)

Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry (paperback)

Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier (paperback)

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg (paperback)

Sweet Caress by William Boyd (paperback)

Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep (paperback)

It’s a Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson (paperback)

Joan of Arc: A History by Helen Castor (paperback)

The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West by Michelle Goldberg (paperback)

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