Episode 188

Favorite Books of 2018, Part 1

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss An American Marriage, Air Traffic, The Parking Lot Attendant, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by True Story, Penguin Random House Audio, and GH Mumm Champagne.

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Books discussed on the show:

All the Names They Used for God: Stories by Anjali Sachdeva

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

The Parking Lot Attendant by Nafkote Tamirat

Florida: Stories by Lauren Groff

Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America by Gregory Pardlo

Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine by Edward Lee

What we’re reading:

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

More books out this week:

The Fade by Demitria Lunetta

In Our Mad and Furious City: A Novel by Guy Gunaratne

The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke and Carlos Rojas

The Cake Tree in the Ruins (Pushkin Collection) by Akiyuki Nosaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori

This Lie Will Kill You by Chelsea Pitcher

This Is Cuba: An American Journalist Under Castro’s Shadow by David Ariosto

Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History by Sunil Amrith

Pandemic by Robin Cook

For Better and Worse by Margot Hunt

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