Black History Month Pt. II

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This week, Alice and Kim discuss contemporary reads for Black History Month, an accidental con artist, and all new books to watch out for.

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Follow Up

True story podcast, The Dropout from ABC Radio, about Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes

New Books

The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America, ed. by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman

Parkland by Dave Cullen

Brown, White, Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval by Saidiya Hartman

Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman

Black History Month II: Contemporary Voices

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival by Jabari Asim

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race, edited by Jesmyn Ward

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim

Reading Now

First Generations: Women in Colonial America by Carol Berkin

Atomic Habits by James Clear


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