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Black History Month Reads

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This week Alice and Kim talk Black History Month nonfiction reads for your TBR shelf.

This episode is sponsored by Random House and the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge.

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Nonfiction News

The Guardian: “Whitechapel mural will celebrate the lives of Jack the Ripper’s victims”

New Books

Broken Faith: Inside the Word of Faith Fellowship, One of America’s Most Dangerous Cults by Mitch Weiss, Holbrook Mohr

The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage by Mara Hvistendahl

A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home, ed. By Nicole Chung, Menshah Demary

Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics by Bruce Goldfarb

Black History Month

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittany Cooper

A Black Women’s History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine by Emily Bernard

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson

Reading Now

KIM: The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

ALICE: Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages by Jack Hartnell


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