Episode 49
Classic Hollywood Scandals

This week Alice and Kim talk classic Hollywood scandals and history, with some nonfiction picks to help you dive into the backstage world of 20th century film.

This episode is sponsored by Fights by Joel Christian McGill, Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 Challenge, and Novel Gazing, Book Riot’s new literary fiction podcast.

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Nonfiction News

The Hill: “New Stacey Abrams book to focus on voting rights”

New Books

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg

The Magical Language of Others by E.J. Koh

Bubble in the Sun: The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought on the Great Depression by Christopher Knowlton

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir by Anna Wiener

Classic Hollywood Scandals

The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History by Nathalia Holt

The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick by Mallory O’Meara

Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood by Karina Longworth

The Castle on Sunset: Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont by Shawn Levy

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema by Anne Helen Petersen

Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood by William J. Mann

Reading Now

KIM: The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace by Lindsey Pollak

ALICE: God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America by Lyz Lenz

CONCLUSION

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