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All the Backlist! July 21, 2017

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This week, Liberty discusses The Devil’s TeethCinnamon and Gunpowder, Nigerians in Space, and more great older books.

This episode was sponsored by Annotated, Book Riot’s new podcast documentary series.

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Books discussed on the show:

Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks by Juliet Eilperin

The Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks by Susan Casey

Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 by Michael Capuzzo

In Harm’s Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors by Doug Stanton 

Pocket Genius: Sharks by DK 

The Jaws of Death: Shark as Predator, Man as Prey by Xavier ManiguetDavid A. Christie (Translator)

Jaws by Peter Benchley

MEG by Steve Alten

Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown

High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson

Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson 

Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead

Orient by Christopher Bollen

Djinn City by Saad Hossain

Escape from Baghdad by Saad Hossain

After the Flare by Deji Bryce Olukotun

Nigerians in Space by Deji Bryce Olukotun