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All the Backlist! August 18, 2017

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This week, Liberty discusses Salvage the Bones, Then We Came to the End, The Sherlockian, and more great older books.

This episode was sponsored by Caraval by Stephanie Garber.

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Books discussed on the show:

A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

The Witching Hour by Anne Rice

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Winds of the Storm by Beverly Jenkins

The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke

Hold It Til It Hurts by T. Geronimo Johnson

Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z. Brite

New Orleans, Mon Amour by Andrei Codrescu

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Living the Dream by Lauren Berry

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman

The Ask by Sam Lipsyte

The Assistants by Camille Perri

Office Girl by Joe Meno

The Regional Office is Under Attack by Manuel Gonzales

Radio Iris by Anne-Marie Kinney

The Beautiful Beaurocrat by Helen Phillips

Severance Package by Duane Swiercyznski

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation by Brad Ricca

The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession by David Grann

The Sherlockian by Graham Moore