New Releases for Sept. 15, 2015

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Fates and Furies, Dumplin’, The Story of My Teeth, and more new releases. This episode was sponsored by The Last September
by Nina de Gramont and Penguin Random House Audio.

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Books discussed on the show:

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt

Half an Inch of Water: Stories by Percival Everett

The Tokyo Zodiac Murders by Soji Shimada,  Ross Mackenzie (Translator), Shika Mackenzie (Translator)

Cat is Art Spelled Wrong by Caroline Casey (Editor), Chris Fischbach (Editor), Sarah Schultz (Editor)

Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli, Christine MacSweeney (Translator)

Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer (out 9/29)

What we’re reading:

A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup

The Longest Night by Andria Williams

More books out this week:

The Rift: A New Africa Breaks Free by Alex Perry

The Scribe by Matthew Guinn

The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths

Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila

One by Sarah Crossan

Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America by Wil Haygood

Intro to Alien Invasion by Owen King, Mark Jude Poirier, Nancy Ahn (Illustrator)

The Disappearance of Signora Giulia by Piero Chiara, Jill Foulston (Translator)

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

The Revelator by Robert Kloss

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf

Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan, Labodalih Sembiring (Translator)

We Are All Weird: The Rise of Tribes and the End of Normal by Seth Godin

The New Sorrows of Young W. by Ulrich Plenzdorf 

Sunset Mantle by Alter S. Reiss

One Year After by William R. Forschten

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story by David Maraniss

The Suicide of Claire Bishop by Carmiel Banasky

White Dresses: A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters by Mary Pflum Peterson

The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan

So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood by Patrick Modiano, Euan Cameron (Translator)

Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection by Kate Beaton

Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him by T. J. English

Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr by Leslie Zemeckis

The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

Yes, My Accent Is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You by Kunal Nayyar

Sweet Caress by William Boyd

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015 by Laura Furman

The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club by Eileen Polllack

Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a President, and the Rise of the Drone by Scott Shane

Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales

Beginners by Raymond Carver

The Prize by Jill Bialosky

She Who Was No More by Pierre Boileac and Thomas Narcejac, Geoffrey Sainbury (Translator)

Scrapper by Matt Bell

Hook’s Revenge, Book 2: The Pirate Code by Heidi Schulz, John Hendrix (Illustrator)

The Sergeant’s Cat and Other Stories by Janwillem van de Wetering

I Was Jack Mortimer by Alexander Lernet-Holenia, Ignat Avsey (Translator)

The A-Word by Joy Preble

Vertigo by Pierre Boileac and Thomas Narcejac

Love Love by Sung J. Woo

The Double Life of Liliane by Lily Tuck

The Storms of War by Kate Williams

The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town by Ryan D’Agostino

The Last September by Nina de Gramont

Arms: The Culture and Credo of the Gun by A. J. Somerset

Bad Sex by Clancy Martin

Wilberforce by H. S. Cross

SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient–Powered by the Science of Games by Jane McGonigal

The Killing Kind by Chris Holm

The Drowning by Camilla Lackberg

Took: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

Gamelife: A Memoir by Michael W. Clune

Meatspace by Nikesh Shukla

Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness by Suzy Favor Hamilton

My Pantry: Homemade Ingredients That Make Simple Meals Your Own by Alice Waters and Fanny Singer

The Folly by Ivan Vladislavic

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World’s Finest Actor by Robert Schnakenberg

Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863-1870 by Daneen Wardrop

Things I Want to Punch in the Face by Jennifer Worick

The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr

Minute Zero by Todd Moss

White Matter: A Memoir of Family and Medicine by Janet Sternburg

Saving Sophie by Ronald H. Balson

House of Thieves by Charles Belfoure

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Fake Fruit Factory by Patrick Wensink

Koolaids by Rabih Alameddine

Shanghai Redemption: An Inspector Chen Novel by Qiu Xiaolong

Lock & Mori by Heather W. Petty

Clockwork Lives by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart

The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness by Kyung-Sook Shin

The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen by Katherine B. Howe

A Free State by Tom Piazza

The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

The Palace of Illusions : Stories by Kim Addonizio

The Monet Murders by Terry Mort

The Constable’s Tale by Donald Smith

The Blue Guitar by John Banville

The Bamboo Sword by Margi Preus

See You in the Morning by Mairead Case

Quicksand by Steve Toltz

The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill (paperback)

On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss (paperback)

High as the Horses’ Bridles by Scott Cheshire (paperback)