Mary Kay and Louise talk about important things like, what’s going on in the literary world right now? What are some newly translated books? And, what are you reading now?
This episode is sponsored by The Secret Women from Amistad Books, TBR: Tailored Book Recommendations, Book Riot’s personalized reading recommendation service, which now has gifting!, and the Books and Boba podcast.
BOOKS AND TEXTS DISCUSSED:
Fracture by Andrés Neuman, translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia
Magnetized by Carlos Busqued translated by Samuel Rutter
Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Hadriana in All My Dreams by Renee Depestre, translated by Kaima L. Glover
Celestial Bodies by Joka Alharthi, translated by Marilyn Booth
Pillars of Salt by Fadia Faqir [edit: this book was not translated from its original Arabic into English, but rather published simultaneously in Arabic and English]
Woman at Point Zero by Nawal el Saadawi
The Garden of Monsters by Lorenza Pieri, translated by Liesl Schillinger
Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin