All the Backlist! September 15, 2017

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This week, Liberty discusses The Fire Next Time, The Unit, The Good Lord Bird, and more great older books.

This episode was sponsored by Swing Time by Zadie Smith.

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Books discussed on the show:

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race by Jesmyn Ward

Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout by Philip Connors

Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blow

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament by Kay Redfield Jamison

What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire by Charles Bukowski

Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow’s Moon by Pope Brock

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente

Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner

An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

Children of Men by P.D. James

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

Infomacracy by Malka Older

Days Without End by Sebastian Barry

Grace by Natashia Deón

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

The March by E.L. Doctorow

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

The Alligators of Abraham by Robert Kloss

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson

Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce

Tailchaser’s Song by Tad Williams