Episode 341

2019 Holiday Recommendation Show, Part 1

Jeff and Rebecca tackle the first batch of listener recommendation requests for the 2020 holiday season.

This episode is sponsored by:

Opus X One – Obsidian Detective by Michael Anderle

Bibliostyle by Nina Freudenberger

Feminist Book Club Box + Podcast

The Great Courses Plus

 

Books and authors recommended in this episode, in order of appearance:

She Said
So You Want to Talk About Race
Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper
The Heartbeat of  Wounded Knee by David Treuer
We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
Dear Madam President
Wolfpack by Abby Wambach
Power of Meaning
Bored & Brilliant
The Adventurer’s Son
Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
The Master Plan by Chris Wilson
Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
Frederick Douglass, Prophet of Freedom by David Blight
Hourglass by Dani Shapiro
How to Be Married
Mating in Captivity
Marriageology by Belinda Luscombe
The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind
Hammerhead by Nina Maclaughlin
Buttermilk Graffiti by Edward Lee
Best American Food Writing 2019
Taste of Country Cooking
Notes of a Young Black Chef by Kuame Onuawachi
Burn the Place by Iliana Ragan
Storied Life of AJ Fikry
84 Charing Cross Road
Shadow of the Wind
Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Jasmine Guillory
Alyssa Cole
Helen Hoang
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Most Fun We Ever Had
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Beyond the Bedroom Wall by Larry Woiwode
Dept of Speculation by Jenny Offill
The Mothers by Brit Bennett
Perfect Little World
Celeste Ng
Daisy Jones & The Six
Go Like Hell by AJ Baimie
How to Build a Car by Adrian Newey
What It Is Like to Go To War by Karl Marlantes