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All the Backlist! September 1, 2017

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This week, Liberty discusses The Mezzanine, Passing, Transmetropolitan, and more great older books.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Tragedy of Brady Sims by Ernest J. Gaines

The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker

The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Ehrlich

A Match to the Heart: One Woman’s Story of Being Struck by Lightning by Gretel Ehrlich

Everything You and I Could Have Been If We Weren’t You and I by Albert Espinosa

So Long, See You Tomorrow by William Maxwell

Passing by Nella Larsen

A Jello Horse by Matthew Simmons

The Black Spider (New York Review Books Classics) by Jeremias GotthelfSusan Bernofsky (Translator)

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids by Kenzaburo Oe

The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton

I Await the Devil’s Coming by Mary MacLane

Salsa Nocturna by Daniel José Older

Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville

The Cat Inside by William S. Burroughs

The Fur Person by May Sarton

Binti by Nnedi Okoraor

The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil by George Saunders

Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal

Springtime: A Ghost Story by Michelle de Kretser

Fatale by Jean-Patrick Manchette

Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson (Artist)