Episode 193.5

All the Backlist! January 25, 2019

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including A Gentle Madness.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder journal from Book Riot.

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Books discussed on the show:

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley

Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

The Cold Is In Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale

The Beast is An Animal by Peternelle van Arsdale

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Bookends: Collected Intros and Outros by Michael Chabon

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books by Nicholas A. Basbanes

Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution by Helen Zia

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li

Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults upon Our Language by Richard Lederer

The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

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