Episode 44

A Second New Books Bonanza!

This week Alice and Kim chat about new November releases! Alice makes the Crusades sound interesting, Kim ponders likability and leadership, and both struggle with what to call nonfiction graphic novels.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Tailored Book Recommendations (aka TBR), Book Riot Insiders, and Run Like a Mother (the audiobook!).

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Nonfiction in the News

Slate: “The Library Popularity Index”

American Library Association: #eBooksForAll

New Books Bonanza!

Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by Jessica McDiarmid

The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women by Mo Moulton

Mudlark: In Search of London’s Past Along the River Thames by Lara Maiklem

The Likeability Trap: How to Break Free and Succeed as You Are ‌by‌ ‌Alicia‌ ‌Menendez‌ ‌

The Accursed Tower: The Fall of Acre and the End of the Crusades by Roger Crowley

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women’s Fight for Their Rights by A D’Amico and Mikki Kendall

Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Journey to Justice by Debbie Levy, illustrated by Whitney Gardner

Reading Now

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

Without a Prayer: The Death of Lucas Leonard and How One Church Became a Cult by Susan Ashline