New Releases for Oct. 6, 2015

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World, Slaughterhouse 90210, Stars Between the Sun and Moon, and more new releases.

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Books discussed on the show:

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories by Bonnie Jo Campbell

The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher

Slaughterhouse 90210 by Maris Kreizman

Don’t Suck, Don’t Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt by Kristin Hersh

100 Years of the Best American Short Stories edited by Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor

The Clasp by Sloane Crosley

Stars Between the Sun and Moon: One Woman’s Life in North Korea and Escape to Freedom by Lucia Jang and Susan McClelland

Florynce “Flo” Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical by Sherie M. Randolph

What we’re reading:

American Sweepstakes: How One Small State Bucked the Church, the Feds, and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age by Kevin Flynn

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by A. N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)

More books out this week:

Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives by Karin Wieland (Author), Shelley Frisch (Translator)

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory by John Seabrook

Swords and Scoundrels (The Duelists Trilogy) by Julia Knight

The Searcher by Simon Toyne

A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

Bats of the Republic by Zachary Thomas Dodson

Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories by Reza Farazmand

Nation of Enemies by H.A. Raynes

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization by Roy Scranton

Wilkie Collins: A Brief Life by Peter Ackroyd

Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories by Audrey Niffenegger

A Poet of the Invisible World by Michael Golding

House Arrest by K.A. Holt

It’s a Wonderful Death by Sarah J. Schmitt

Leading by Alex Ferguson

You Blew It!: An Awkward Look at the Many Ways in Which You’ve Already Ruined Your Life by Josh Gondelman and Joe Berkowitz

The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks

The Last Witness by K. J. Parker

Pretending to Dance by Diane Chamberlain

Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art by Julian Barnes

We’ll Never Be Apart by Emiko Jean

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel (Author), Jon Klassen (Illustrator)

A House of My Own: Stories from My Life by Sandra Cisneros

Silver on the Road (The Devil’s West) by Laura Anne Gilman

Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne

A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic by Lisa Papademetriou

Art in the Blood: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure by Bonnie MacBird

Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners by John Wieners

An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

Shadows of Carcosa : Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird

Chance Harbor by Holly Robinson

A Kind of Grief by A. D. Scott

Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music by John Fogerty

The Ville Rat by Martin Limon

Daydreams of Angels: Stories by Heather O’Neill

Four-Legged Girl: Poems by Diane Seuss

Buffalo Trail by Jeff Guinn

Katherine Carlyle by Rupert Thomson

Witness to Change: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment by Sybil Haydel Morial

Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Life’s Darkest Hours by Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

Dinner by César Aira (Author), Katherine Silver (Translator)

MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson by Steve Knopper

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt

Night Music: Nocturnes Vol. 2 by John Connolly

Grounded by Diana Butler Bass

America’s Mistress: The Life and Time of Miss Eartha Kitt by John L. Williams

God’s Kingdom by Howard Frank Mosher

Son: A Psychopath and His Victims by Jack Olsen

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Eve’s Hollywood by Eve Babitz

The Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror by William Sloane

The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson

Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age by Sven Birkerts

Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA by Roberta Kaplan, with Lisa Dickey

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

M Train by Patti Smith

Death by Water by Kenzaburō Ōe

Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong

The Devil in the Valley by Castle Freeman, Jr.

And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality by Mark Segal

Seize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric Terror edited by Christopher Golden

The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse : An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue by Piu Marie Eatwell

The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood by Kathryn Aalto

The Story of My Tits by Jennifer Hayden

If You Wrong Us by Dawn Kiehr

The Well-Dressed Wound by Derek McCormack

Lila by Marilynne Robinson (Now in paperback.)

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan (Now in paperback.)

The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister (Now in paperback.)

The Girl Who Was Saturday Night by Heather O’Neill (Now in paperback.)