Dysfunctional Families, Nov. 17, 2015

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of their favorite books featuring dysfunctional families, including Father of the Rain, Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb, and Boy, Snow, Bird.

This episode was sponsored by the Book Riot Quarterly Box.

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Books discussed on the show:

All Families Are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland

Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb by George Rabasa

Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History by Helene Stapinski

Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A. S. King

Father of the Rain by Lily King

In the Language of Miracles by Rajia Hassib

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

What we’re reading:

The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton

Books out this week:

Bohemian Gospel by Dana Chamblee Carpenter

A Different Lie by Derek Haas

Tricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich

The Emperor of Sound: A Memoir by Timbaland

To Hell and Back: Europe 1914–1949 by Ian Kershaw

The Mystery of the Lone Wolf Killer: Anders Behring Breivik and the Threat of Terror in

Plain Sight by Unni Turrettini

Beatlebone by Kevin Barry

Skyborn by David Dalglish

Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories by Rob Brotherton

The Shootout Solution: Genrenauts Episode 1 by Michael R. Underwood

The Spectacle of Skill: New and Selected Writings of Robert Hughes by Robert Hughes

Memory Theater by Simon Critchley

American Blood by Ben Sanders

But Enough About Me by Burt Reynolds

Strange Girl by Christopher Pike

Ticket to India by N. H. Senzai

Pillow by Andrew Battershill

Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane by Patrick McGilligan

Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto

The Rift: A New Africa Breaks Free by Alex Perry

A School for Fools by Sasha Sokolov

The Emperor of Sound by Timbaland

The Guilty by David Baldacci

Warheart by Terry Goodkind

Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century by Alistair Horne

Bang Bang: My Life in Ink by Bang Bang

This Old Man: All in Pieces by Roger Angell

The Pharaoh’s Secret: A Novel from the NUMA Files by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

The Furies by Natalie Haynes (paperback)