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All the Backlist! July 14, 2017

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This week, Liberty discusses The Restraint of Beasts, We Eat Our Own, The Known World, and more great older books.

This episode was sponsored by The Folio Society editions of Margaret Atwood’s A Handmaid’s Tale and Neil Gaiman’s American Gods.

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Books discussed on the show:

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse

Fire Lover: A True Story by Joseph Wambaugh

The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Force by Don Winslow

A Death in Belmont by Sebastian Junger

The Forensic Records Society by Magnus Mills

The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus Mills

A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson

Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days by Jared Cade

Gork, the Teenage Dragon by Gabe Hudson

13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moer

The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moer

Final Girls by Riley Sager

Night Film by Marisha Pessl

We Eat Our Own by Kea Wilson

Security by Gina Wohlsdorf

A Catalog of Birds by Laura Harrington

Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine

Margherita Dolce Vita by Stefano BenniAntony Shugaar (Translator)

Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness by Jennifer Tseng

The Known World by Edward P. Jones

Binky the Space Cat by Ashley Spires