International Women’s Day

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This week Alice and Kim talk about a ton of March new releases and books to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.

This episode is sponsored by audiobooks and The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara from Hanover Square Press..

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New Books

Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone by Brian Switek

Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England by Kate Hubbard

Women Warriors: An Unexpected History by Pamela D. Toler

The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit in by Ayser Salman

Dannemora: Two Escaped Killers, Three Weeks of Terror, and the Largest Manhunt Ever in New York State by Charles Gardner

An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by Alex Kotlowitz

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen

That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour by Sunita Puri

America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today by Pamela Nadell

Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powers, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine by Thomas Hager

International Women’s Day

Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova

The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster by Tim Crothers

I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Hope and Pride in Pakistan by Khalida Brohi

Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History by Canyon Sam

The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran by Nazila Fathi

Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Frank

Reading Now

This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live by Melody Warnick

Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America by Michael P. Winship