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This week Alice and Kim talk about upcoming nonfiction for the rest of 2020.

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Fall Nonfiction Preview — Buzzy Titles

Shit, Actually : The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema by Lindy West

Just Us: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine

Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh

Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen 

OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind by Jill Filipovic

I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho

Fall Nonfiction Preview — Under the Radar Titles

The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket by Benjamin Lorr

Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones

Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America by Maria Hinojosa

Dark Archives : A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin by Megan Rosenbloom

A World Beneath the Sands : The Golden Age of Egyptology by Toby Wilkinson

We Keep the Dead Close A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper

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ALICE: Lady in Waiting by Anne Glenconner


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