Episode 71

New Releases and More for September 13, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Children of the New World, Rani Patel in Full Effect, The Last Days of Jack Sparks, and more books.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Virginity of Famous Men: Stories by Christine Sneed

We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang

Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel

Children of the New World: Stories by Alexander Weinstein

The Last Days of Jack Sparks by Jason Arnopp

Loner by Teddy Wayne

The Hike by Drew Magary

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

What we’re reading:

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

More books out this week:

A Song to Take the World Apart by Zan Romanoff

A Second Chance: The Chronicles of St. Mary’s Book Three by Jodi Taylor

Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade and Olga Stern

Cubanisms: A Look at Cuba through Art and Words by Pedro Menocal and Pablo Cano

The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman

Cold-Forged Flame by Marie Brennan

The Detective’s Garden: A Love Story and Meditation on Murder by Janyce Stefan-Cole

Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame by Mara Wilson

In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew Lanham

Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness (Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency) by David Casarett

Vivian in Red by Kristina Riggle

Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton and Nina Bocci

Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth by Jennifer Chiaverini

A Tree or a Person or a Wall: Stories by Matt Bell

My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive by Julissa Arce

Between Life and Death by Yoram Kaniuk (Author), Barbara Harshav (Translator)

Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality, and Climate Change by Graeme Maxton and Jorgen Randers

Remembered Light: Cy Twombly in Lexington by Sally Mann

The Da Vinci Code (The Young Adult Adaptation) by Dan Brown

A House in the Country by Peter Pennoyer and Katie Ridder, with Anne Walker, photos by Eric Piasecki

Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction by Elizabeth Vargas

The Orphan Mother by Robert Hicks

After Land, Vol. 1: The Dream You Dream Alone Is Just a Dream… by Chris Taylor

Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett

Bloom County Episode XI: A New Hope by Berkeley Breathed

Little Nothing by Marisa Silver

Intimations: Stories by Alexandra Kleeman

The Island by Olivia Levez

I’m Judging You : The Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi

The Lost and the Found by Cat Clarke

When in French: Love in a Second Language by Lauren Collins

Hidden Thunder: Rock Art of the Upper Midwest by Geri Schrab and Robert F. Boszhardt

Kedzie Avenue: Stories Drawn from a City Street by Darryl Holliday, Jamie Hibdon, and E.N. Rodriguez

If Venice Dies by Salvatore Settis, trans. by André Naffis-Sahely

Red Right Hand by Chris Holm

Umami by Laia Jufresa (Author), Sophie Hughes (Translator)

Two She-Bears by Meir Shalev, Stuart Schoffman

Ark by Julian Tepper

Blood Crime by Sebastia Alzamora (Author), Martha Tennent (Translator), Maruxa Relano (Translator)

Shakespeare in Swahililand: In Search of a Global Poet by Edward Wilson-Lee

Talking to Myself: Reflections on Learning to Love Myself and Living Bravely by Daníela Rivera Zacarías

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler (Author), Charlotte Collins (Translator)

How to Be Perfect: An Illustrated Guide by Ron Padgett (Author), Jason Novak (Illustrator)

Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories (New York Review Books Classics) by Robert Walser

Avid Reader: A Life by Robert Gottlieb

Toil and Trouble by Mairghread Scott and Kelly Matthews

Shelter in Place by Alexander Maksik

The Risen by Ron Rash

This Vast Southern Empire by Matthew Karp

Where Did You Sleep Last Night by Lynn Crosbie

Jerusalem by Alan Moore

The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan

The Shooting by James Boice

Designing Your Life : How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett, Dave Evans

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

Catlantis by Anna Starobinets (Author), Andrzej Klimowski (Illustrator), Jane Bugaeva (Translator)

Black Water by Louise Doughty

Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel by Dan Slater

Girl on a Plane by Miriam Moss

The Sleeping World by Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders

Darktown by Thomas Mullen

Hot or Not: 20th-Century Male Artists by Jessica Campbell

Thirty-Eight Witnesses: The Kitty Genovese Case by A.M. Rosenthal

Nine Island by Jane Alison

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Black Wave by Michelle Tea

The Sound of Seas: Book 3 of the Earthend Saga by Gillian Anderson

Every Kind of Wanting by Gina Frangello

The Fix, Vol. 1 by Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber

A Map of Signs and Scents: New and Selected Poems, 1979–2014 by Amjad Nasser

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff (paperback)

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