New Releases and More for April 17, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss How To Write an Autobiographical Novel, Before Mars, Acid Westand more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, Circe by Madeline Miller, and We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt.

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Books discussed on the show:

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays by Alexander Chee

Not So Stories edited by David Thomas Moore

Acid West: Essays by Joshua Wheeler

Disoriental by Négar Djavadi,‎ Tina Kover (Translator)

Every Other Weekend by Zulema Renee Summerfield

Pearls on a Branch: Oral Tales by Najla Jraissaty KhouryInea Bushnaq (Translator)

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

Before Mars (A Planetfall Novel) by Emma Newman

What we’re reading this week:

Little by Edward Carey

The Sky is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith

More books out this week:

Head On by John Scalzi

The Spirit Photographer: A Novel by Jon Michael Varese

Then She Was Gone: A Novel by Lisa Jewell

The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl

Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller

The Saint of Wolves and Butchers by Alex Grecian

Future Presence: How Virtual Reality Is Changing Human Connection, Intimacy, and the Limits of Ordinary Life by Peter Rubin

The Elizas by Sara Shepard

Futureface: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging by Alex Wagner

Noir by Christopher Moore

Collision Theory by Adrian Todd Zuniga

The City of Lost Fortunes (A Crescent City Novel) by Bryan Camp

The Life List of Adrian Mandrick by Chris White

The Comedown by Rebekah Frumkin

The Only Story by Julian Barnes

Liar’s Candle by August Thomas

The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky by Jana Casale

Atomic Frenchie: Sit. Stay. Rule. by Tom Sniegoski (Author), Tom McWeeney

Our Little Secret by Roz Nay

The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya by Frederic Wehrey

Traitor Born (Secondborn Series) by Amy A. Bartol

Fox by Dubravka Ugresic,‎ Ellen Elias-Bursać (Translator),‎ David Williams (Translator)

The First Family: A Novel by Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer

L.A. Man: Profiles from a Big City and a Small World by Joe Donnelly

The Atrocities by Jeremy Shipp

Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey

From Unseen Fire by Cass Morris

My Boyfriend is a Bear by Pamela Ribon and Cat Farris

Your Robot Dog Will Die by Arin Greenwood

Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Crime by Cutter Wood

Weird Math: A Teenage Genius and His Teacher Reveal the Strange Connections Between Math and Everyday Life by David Darling and Agnijo Banerjee

Imagined Land by Eduardo Berti,‎ Charlotte Coombe (Translator)

God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence Wright

Miss Ex-Yugoslavia: A Memoir by Sofija Stefanovic

Basic Black With Pearls (New York Review Books Classics) by Helen Weinzweig

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey

Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny (paperback)