This week Alice and Kim talk about Barack Obama’s summer nonfiction picks, the world’s deadliest predator, and true stories inside cults and places with cult-like thinking.
This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Skin Deep by Gavin Evans, published by Oneworld Publications and Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen.
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Nonfiction in the News
Publisher’s Weekly: Workman to Publish AOC Bio
Breaking the Ocean: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Reconciliation by Annahid Dashtgard
The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom
The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator by Timothy C. Winegard
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and the People’s Temple by Jeff Guinn
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche by Haruki Murakami
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand