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All the Books! Podcast, Episode #40: New Releases for Feb. 9, 2016

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Liberty Hardy

Senior Contributing Editor

Liberty Hardy is an unrepentant velocireader, writer, bitey mad lady, and tattoo canvas. Turn-ons include books, books and books. Her favorite exclamation is “Holy cats!” Liberty reads more than should be legal, sleeps very little, frequently writes on her belly with Sharpie markers, and when she dies, she’s leaving her body to library science. Until then, she lives with her three cats, Millay, Farrokh, and Zevon, in Maine. She is also right behind you. Just kidding! She’s too busy reading. Twitter: @MissLiberty

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss My Father, the Pornographer, Incarceration Nations, Private Citizens, and more new releases.

This episode was sponsored by Third Love and Descent by Tim Johnston.

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Books discussed on the show:

My Father, the Pornographer by Chris Offutt

Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World by Baz Dreisinger

Private Citizens by Tony Tulathimutte

Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal  (Author), Sam Taylor (Translator)

Jam on the Vine by LaShonda Katrice Barnett

These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas

Get in Trouble by Kelly Link

What we’re reading:

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ All-Time Greatest Hits by Mark Binelli

Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

More books out this week:

Piece of Mind by Michelle Adelman

Nelly Dean: A Return to Wuthering Heights by Alison Case

The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray

Betty Boo by Claudia Piñeiro (Author), Miranda France (Translator)

A Spy’s Devotion (The Regency Spies of London) by Melanie Dickerson

Where Futures End by Parker Peevyhouse

She Weeps Each Time You’re Born by Quan Barry

Every Anxious Wave by Mo Daviau

Georgia by Dawn Tripp

Bait & Switch: Alphas Undone by Kendall Ryan

The Vatican Princess: A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia by C. W. Gortner

Red Ink by Julie Mayhew

A Collapse of Horses by Brian Evenson (plus reissues of Last Days, The Open Curtain, and Father of Lies)

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood by Lisa Damour

Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth by A. O. Scott

Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan

Square Wave by Mark de Silva

The Daredevils by Gary Amdahl

Mirrors: Sinalcol by Elias Khoury (Author), Humphrey Davies (Translator)

Seahorse by Janice Pariat

Dog Run Moon: Stories by Callan Wink

The Fugitives by Christopher Sorrentino

Shutter Man by Richard Montanari

Shylock Is My Name by Howard Jacobson

Liar: A Memoir by Rob Roberge

The Book of Blam by Aleksandar Tisma

West of Eden: An American Place by Jean Stein

Peas and Carrots by Tanita S. Davis

I’ll See You in Paris by Michelle Gable

Second House from the Corner by Sadeqa Johnson

The Letter Bearer by Robert Allison

Violent Crimes by Phillip Margolin

Into Oblivion by Arnaldur Indridason

Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio by Misha Glenny

The Life of Elves by Muriel Barbery (Author), Alison Anderson (Translator)

The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government by Fergus M. Bordewich

Wreck and Order by Hannah Tennant-Moore

The Ramblers by Aidan Donnelley Rowley

The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHale

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

Adios, Cowboy by Olja Savicevic (Author), Celia Hawkesworth (Translator)

Find Her by Lisa Gardner

Morning Star: Book III of The Red Rising Trilogy by Pierce Brown

Black Rabbit Hall by Eve Chase

The Arrangement by Ashley Warlick

Breaking Wild by Diane Les Becquets

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life In Music by Dave Stewart

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

Kafka’s Son by Curt Leviant

Arcadia by Iain Pears

Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrigue

You Should Pity Us Instead: Stories by Amy Gustine

The Final Seven by Erica Spindler

Books out in paperback:

Morte by Robert Repino

Born to Drum by Tony Barrell

The Tusk That Did the Damage by Tania James

I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son by Kent Russell

A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction by Terry Pratchett

The Whites by Richard Price (Listed under Harry Brandt on the hardcover)

Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri

The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley

The Mapmaker’s Children by Sarah McCoy

A Small Indiscretion by Jan Ellison

Prudence by David Treuer

The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck (Author), Susan Bernofsky (Translator)

Outline by Rachel Cusk