Episode 29

Death and Taxes!

This week Alice and Kim talk about the guy who got Capone, a chef who got his start selling candy on the subway, and the first people to stand up to the KKK.

This episode is sponsored by libro.fm, First Degree from Nimbus Publishing, and The Five from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Follow Up

My Own Devices by Dessa

Tell Me How it Ends by Valeria Luiselli

Kate McKinnon is also going to play Elizabeth Holmes for a Hulu adaptation

Kidlit These Days

New Books

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe’s Lost Country by Simon Winder

The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father by Janny Scott

Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror by Charles Lane

Notes From a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi

Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault: Essays from the Grown-Up Years by Cathy Guisewhite

Death and Taxes

April 15 was Tax Day in the United States. In 1913, the 16th Amendment was ratified, permanently legalizing an income tax.

A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and more Efficient Tax System by T.R. Reid

Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero by Douglas Perry

Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh

The Great Tax Wars: Lincoln–Teddy Roosevelt–Wilson How the Income Tax Transformed America by Steven R. Weisman

Reading Now

KIM: Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski PhD (Author), Amelia Nagoski DMA

ALICE: The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

 

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