Episode 70

New Releases and More for September 6, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Story of a Brief Marriage, Mischling, Hidden Figures, and more books.

This episode has been sponsored by Shadow Falling by Rebecca Zanetti, ThirdLove, and Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam

Mischling by Affinity Konar

Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly

Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman

The Jackaby series by William Ritter

Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart

What we’re reading:

The Flood Girls by Richard Fifield

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

More books out this week:

Catacombs of Terror! by Stanley Donwood

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs and Andrew Davidson

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

Perfume River by Robert Olen Butler

Nicolas by Pascal Girard

The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success by Brian Wong

One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi

The Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull

Apprentice in Death by J.D. Robb

The Graces by Laure Eve

Everfair by Nisi Shawl

The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood by Belle Boggs

Leave Me by Gayle Forman

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Closed Casket: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Sophie Hannah and Agatha Christie

The Perfect Girl by Gilly Mamillan

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard

Wildwitch: Wildfire Volume One by Lene Kaaberbol (Author), Rohan Eason (Illustrator), Charlotte Barslund (Translator)

Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart by Lynne Cox

The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson

Because I’m Watching by Christina Dodd

Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen

To Be or Not to Be: That is the Adventure by Ryan North

Fire in My Eyes: An American Warrior’s Journey from Being Blinded on the Battlefield to Gold Medal Victory by Brad Snyder and Tom Sileo

Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland by Dave Barry

Substitute: Going to School With a Thousand Kids by Nicholson Baker

Cosplayers by Das Shaw

A Field Guide to Redheads: An Illustrated Celebration by Elizabeth Graeber

Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

Against Everything: Essays by Mark Greif

Super Sushi Ramen Express: One Family’s Journey Through the Belly of Japan by Michael Booth

Part Wild: A Writer’s Guide to Harnessing the Creative Power of Resistance by Deb Norton

Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec

Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939 by Volker Ullrich

Into the Sun by Deni Ellis Béchard

In the Crosshairs : Famous Assassinations and Attempts from Julius Caesar to John Lennon by Stephen Spignesi

True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy by Kati Marton

The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life by John le Carré

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin

The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King

His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt by Joseph Lelyveld

Revolution’s End: The Patty Hearst Kidnapping, Mind Control, and the Secret History of Donald DeFreeze and the SLA by Brad Schreiber

Jesse Ventura’s Marijuana Manifesto by Jesse Ventura, Jen Hobbs

The Revolutionaries Try Again by Mauro Javier Cardenas

Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics? by Mark Thompson

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

Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen

Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch (Author), Sam Garrett (Translator)

Blood Wedding by Pierre Lemaitre

Blackacre: Poems by Monica Youn

It Looks Like This by Rafi Mittlefehldt

Angel CatBird by Margaret Atwood

Death’s End by Cixin Liu

Of Sand and Malice Made: A Shattered Sands Novel (Song of Shattered Sands) by Bradley Beaulieu

Hitler’s Commando: The Daring Missions of Otto Skorzeny and the Nazi Special Forces by Otto Skorzeny

The Red Bandanna by Tom Rinaldi

T. H. Elkman by Eric H. Heisner

Dolphin Drone by James Grundvig

Cloudbound by Fran Wilde

Blood Red Turns Dollar Green by Paul O’Brien

Bright Midnight by Karina Halle

Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy (paperback)

Loving Day by Mat Johnson (paperback)

The Strange Case of Rachel K by Rachel Kushner (paperback)

A House of My Own: Stories from My Life by Sandra Cisneros (paperback)

Spinning the Moon by Karen White (paperback)

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick (paperback)

The Bitter Season (Kovac and Liska) by Tami Hoag (paperback)

Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning by Timothy Snyder (paperback)

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