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Holiday Recommendation Show, Part 2

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Rebecca and Jeff do another episode of listener holiday recommendation requests.


This episode is sponsored by:


Searching for John Hughes by Jason Diamond

The Novice by Taran Matharu


Books recommended in this episode:

Milk & Honey by Rupi Kaur

The Collected Poems of Elizabeth Bishop

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Stardust by Neil Gaiman.

The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

The Living is Easy by Dorothy West.

A Fine Imitation by Amber Bock

Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg

Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

The Unfinished World by Amber Sparks

The Wangs vs the World by Jade Chang

Where’d You Go Bernadette? By Maria Semple.

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg  

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

A Separation by Katie Kitamura

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 

The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin 

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwable

When I Was a Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson

What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund

Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Negroland by Margo Jefferson

The Clancys of Queens by Tara Clancy

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Year of Yes by Shonda Rimes

Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching by Mychai Denzel Smith

Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay by Michael Chabon

Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

Regional Office is Under Attack by Manuel Gonzales

Hammerhead by Nina MacLaughlin

The Story of a Brief Marriage

The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer

Sleeping Giants by Slyvain Neuvel

The City & the City by China Mieville

The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead

Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Long Division by Kiese Laymon

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Virgin and Other Stories by April Ayers Lawson

The Known World by Edward P. Jones

Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein

We Show What We Have Learned by Clare Beams

Mothers Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell

Hall of Small Mammals by Thomas Pierce

The Miniature Wife by Manuel Gonzales

Saga by Fraction/Stapoes

Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen

Building Stories by Chris Ware

Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Lie

The Book of Strange New Things by Michael Faber

Speak by Louisa Hall

Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean

On Trails by Robert Moor

Barbarian Days by William Finnegan.

We Gon’ Be Alright by Jeff Chang