New Releases for Nov. 10, 2015 – Recorded Live!

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Our Spoons Came from Woolworths, Dear Mr. You, The Mad Feast, and more new releases. Recorded live at Book Riot Live 2015 in NYC!

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Books discussed on the show:

Our Spoons Came from Woolworths by Barbara Comyns

Dear Mr. You by Mary-Louise Parker

Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne Valente

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

You Have Never Been Here by Mary Rickert

The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s Food by Matthew Gavin Frank

(Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer by Matthew Gavin Frank)

Because She Never Asked by Enrique Vila-Matas, translated by Valerie Miles

(Followed by Kevin Brockmeier fangirling. Here’s an amazing place to start.)

What we’re reading:

My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir by Chris Offutt

The Queen by Tiffany Reisz

More books out this week:

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard

Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of the New Yorker by Thomas Vinciguerra

Looking at Pictures by Robert Walser

Hotels of North America by Rick Moody

Fox Tooth Heart by John McManus

Safe Inside the Violence by Christopher Irvin

Eyes Full of Empty by Jérémie Guez (Author), Edward Gauvin (Translator)

Dance to the Piper by Agnes De Mille

The Great Forgetting by James Renner

The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy by Rainn Wilson

The Pawnbroker by Edward Lewis Wallant

War, So Much War by Mercè Rodoreda (Author), Martha Tennent (Translator), Maruxa Relaño (Translator)

Petty: The Biography by Warren Zanes

Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape by Lauret Savoy

Rules for a Knight by Ethan Hawke

On the Run with Mary by Jonathan Barrow

Target in the Night by Ricardo Piglia (Author), Sergio Waisman (Translator)

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom

Bird by Noy Holland

Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘n’ Roll by Peter Guralnick

Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems by Lucia Perillo

The Voiceover Artist by Dave Reidy

Tales of Accidental Genius: Stories by Simon Van Booy

Mission Creep: Poems by Joshua Trotter

Country Club: Poems by Andy McGuire

Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

Guano by Louis Carmain

A Wild Swan: And Other Tales by Michael Cunningham

The Murder of Halland by Pia Juul

The Big Green Tent by Ludmila Ulitskaya

My Kind of Sound : The Secret History of Chicago Music edited by Steve Krakow, JC Gabel

The Promise: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel by Robert Crais

A Superior Man by Paul Yee

Ball : Stories by Tara Ison

This Way Home by Wes Moore and Shawn Goodman

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall III

Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick

At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen (paperback)