Episode 171

New Releases and More for August 14, 2018

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Severance, She Begat This, His Favorites, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Severance: A Novel by Ling Ma

She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill by Joan Morgan

Let Me Be Like Water by S.K. Perry

Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine by Edward Lee

Sweet Little Lies: A Novel by Caz Frear

Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf

His Favorites by Kate Walbert

Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History by Camille T. Dungy

What we’re reading:

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity by Esther Perel

The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

More books out this week:

Fresh Ink: An Anthology edited by Lamar Giles

The Carrying: Poems by Ada Limón

Don’t Send Flowers by Martin Solares

The Line That Held Us by David Joy

Finding Esme by Suzanne Crowley

Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago by Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz

The Sapphire Widow: A Novel by Dinah Jefferies

Believe Me by J.P. Delaney

The Constitution Demands It: The Case for the Impeachment of Donald Trump by Ron Fein and John Bonifaz

Pinnacle City: A Superhero Noir by Matt Carter and Fiona J.R. Titchenell

Poso Wells by Gabriela Alemán, Dick Cluster (Translator)

Blind Kiss by Renee Carlino

Burden: A Preacher, a Klansman, and a True Story of Redemption in the Modern South by Courtney Hargrave

Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man by Thomas Page McBee

The Eye: An Insider’s Memoir of Masterpieces, Money, and the Magnetism of Art by Philippe Costamagna

Bosom Buddies: A Celebration of Female Friendships throughout History by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

Cherry by Nico Walker

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper

Connect: A Novel by Julian Gough

The Dark Vault: Unlock the Archive (The Archived) by Victoria Schwab

The Arid Sky by Emiliano Monge,‎ Thomas Bunstead (Translator)

You Have the Right to Remain Fat by Virgie Tovar

feeld by Jos Charles

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu  (Author), Joel Martinsen (Translator)

Abandoned by Allison Brennan

The Million by Karl Schroeder

Mysterium: A Novel by Susan Froderberg

My Life Uploaded by Rae Earl

Alien Virus Love Disaster: Stories by Abbey Mei Otis

A Girl’s Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America’s Secret Desert by Karen Piper

A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua

Eleanor, or, The Rejection of the Progress of Love by Anna Moschovakis

The Story of H: A Novel by Marina Perezagua

Stars Uncharted by S. K. Dunstall

Wild Hunger (An Heirs of Chicagoland Novel) by Chloe Neill

Google It: A History of Google by Anna Crowley Redding

So Done by Paula Chase

Flights by Olga Tokarczuk,‎ Jennifer Croft (Translator)

The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel by Julie Schumacher

Bogotá 39: New Voices from Latin America by Various and Gabriela Jauregui

Feared by Lisa Scottoline

Relic by Alan Dean Foster

Chopin’s Piano: In Search of the Instrument that Transformed Music by Paul Kildea

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen

All Happy Families: A Memoir by Jeanne McCulloch

Sons of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present by Peter Vronsky

Herokiller by Paul Tassi

The Point by John Dixon

Implanted by Lauren C. Teffeau

Penelope Lemon: Game On! (Yellow Shoe Fiction) by Inman Majors

The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet, Sam Taylor (translator) (paperback)

Eat Only When You’re Hungry by Lindsay Hunter (paperback)

The Hidden Light of Northern Fires by Daren Wang (paperback)

A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton (paperback)

Flying Lessons & Other Stories by Ellen Oh (paperback)

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