International Women’s Day, Revisited
This week Alice and Kim talk about popular self-help books, admit to sometimes reading fiction, and revisit one of their favorite podcast topics, books to celebrate International Women’s Day!
This episode is sponsored by Spirit Run by Noé Álvarez, on sale now from Catapult and Libro.fm.
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Washington Post: Katherine Johnson, ‘hidden figure’ at NASA during 1960s space race, dies at 101
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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit by Eliese Colette Goldbach
Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch
Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America’s Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson
Go to Sleep (I Miss You): Cartoons from the Fog of New Parenthood by Lucy Knisley
International Women’s Day
I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Hope and Pride in Pakistan by Khalida Brohi
Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Frank
Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey by Ögze Samanci
Speaking Truth to Power by Anita Hill
Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas by Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson
Almost American Girl by Robin Ha
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel
The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
The Art of Noticing by Rob Walker
Lent by Jo Walton