Episode 40

A New Books Bonanza!

This week Alice and Kim take a deep dive into eight great new books coming out in early September!

This episode is sponsored by our giveaway of the best mysteries and thrillers of the year so far, Born to Fly by Steve Sheinkin, and Yale Needs Women from Sourcebooks.

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Follow Up

The trailer for Just Mercy was released!

Nonfiction in the News

NBC News: Ex-aide to James Mattis claims Pentagon is holding up his memoir

VOX: It’s time to talk about James Mattis’s involvement with the Theranos scandal

New Book Bonanza

Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant by Anne Gardiner Perkins

She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty

Crossfire Hurricane: Inside Donald Trump’s War on the FBI by Josh Campbell

Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS by Azadeh Moaveni

The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls by Mona Eltahawy

The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace by Patricia Wiltshire

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe

Reading Now

Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America by James Poniewozik

The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim Defede