Episode 217

New Releases and More for July 16, 2019

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Nickel Boys, Turbulence, Body Leaping Backward, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Akissi: More Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin

Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood by Maureen Stanton

Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks (paperback)

The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter

Turbulence: A Novel by David Szalay

The Book of X by Sarah Rose Etter

My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz (paperback)

What we’re reading:

Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughan and Cliff Chiang

From the Wreck by Jane Rawson

More books out this week:

Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues Fowler

Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution by Jennifer Block

The Redemption of Time: A Three-Body Problem Novel by Baoshu and Ken Liu

Storm Blown by Nick Courage

Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction by Chuck Klosterman

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory

The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison Dickson

Beirut Hellfire Society by Rawi Hage

The Weil Conjectures by Karen Olsson

The Oddmire, Book 1: Changeling by William Ritter

A Girl Goes Into the Forest by Peg Alford Pursell

Family of Origin: A Novel by CJ Hauser

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei and Justin Eisinger

The Border Keeper by Kerstin Hall

Tell Me Everything: A Novel by Cambria Brockman

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais

Costalegre by Courtney Maum

What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal by E. Jean Carroll

The Heart Keeper by Alex Dahl

Fu Ping: A Novel (Weatherhead Books on Asia) by Anyi Wang, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)

The Expectations by Alexander Tilney

Sophia, Princess Among Beasts by James Patterson and Emily Raymond

Blue Hours: A Novel by Daphne Kalotay