Episode 48

Exciting Nonfiction Coming in 2020

This week Alice and Kim talk about the failure of their 2019 reading resolutions and look ahead to some of the books they’re excited about in 2020.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge and Book Riot Insiders.

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New Books

And Then We Grew Up: On Creativity, Potential, and the Imperfect Art of Adulthood by Rachel Friedman

Tonight We Bombed the U.S. Capitol: The Explosive Story of M19, America’s First Female Terrorist Group by William Rosenau

Anticipated Books of 2020

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI by Kate Winkler Dawson

A Black Woman’s History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch

Wine Girl: The Obstacles, Humiliations, and Triumphs of America’s Youngest Sommelier by Victoria James

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life by Marie Kondo

Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit by Eliese Colette Goldbach

How to Be Fine: What We Learned from Living by the Rules of 50 Self-Help Books by Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer

Reading Now

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food by Lenore Newman