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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True story podcast, The Dropout from ABC Radio, about Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes
The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America, ed. by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman
Parkland by Dave Cullen
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
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race, edited by Jesmyn Ward
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
First Generations: Women in Colonial America by Carol Berkin
Atomic Habits by James Clear
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