Episode 184

New Releases and More for November 13, 2018

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Crave, Insurrecto, A Ladder to the Sky, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot InsidersShades of Wicked by Jeaniene Frost, and Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom by Ariel Burger.

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Books discussed on the show:

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

Crave: A Memoir of Food and Longing by Christine S. O’Brien

Insurrecto by Gina Apostol

Becoming by Michelle Obama

American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts by Chris McGreal

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister

Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward by Gemma Hartley

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor) by Jessica Townsend

And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready by Meaghan O’Connell

What we’re reading:

When the Irish Invaded Canada: The Incredible True Story of the Civil War Veterans Who Fought for Ireland’s Freedom by Christopher Klein

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

More books out this week:

The Three Button Trick and Other Stories by Nicola Barker

We Can Save Us All by Adam Nemett

Handsome Johnny: The Life and Death of Johnny Rosselli: Gentleman Gangster, Hollywood Producer, CIA Assassin by Lee Server

Late-Life Love: A Memoir by Susan Gubar

The Grandmaster: Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again by Brin-Jonathan Butler

Voices: How a Great Singer Can Change Your Life by Nick Coleman

Alice Payne Arrives by Kate Heartfield

Let Her Fly: A Father’s Journey by Ziauddin Yousafzai

In/Half by Jasmin B. Frelih, Jason Blake (translator)

Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the “Powerless” Woman Who Took On Washington by Patricia Miller

Empire of Sand (The Books of Ambha) by Tasha Suri

Pulp by Robin Talley

Loading Penguin Hugs: Heartwarming Comics from Chibird by Jacqueline Chen

Four Three Two One by Courtney Stevens

Long Road To Mercy by David Baldacci

The Lying Woods by Ashley Elston

The Winter Road by Adrian Selby

Bedfellow by Jeremy C. Shipp

Late Air by Jaclyn Gilbert

We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century by Erwin Chemerinsky

The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival by Kate Williams

The April 3rd Incident: Stories by Yu Hua and Allan H. Barr

Nothing Is Lost: Selected Essays by Ingrid Sischy

The Incredible True Story of the Making of the Eve of Destruction by Amy Brashear

The Western Wind by Samantha Harvey

Away! Away! by Jana Beňová, Janet Livingstone (Translator)

The End of the End of the Earth: Essays by Jonathan Franzen

Norroway Book 1: The Black Bull of Norroway by Cat Seaton, Kit Seaton  (Artist)

Seventeen: A Novel by Hideo Yokoyama, Louise Heal Kawai (Translator)

Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology by Adrienne Mayor

Vita Nostra: A Novel by Sergiy Dyachenko and Maryna Shyrshova-Dyachenko, Julia Meitov Hersey (Translator)

Prague Spring: A Novel by Simon Mawer

Better You Than Me by Jessica Brody

Creatures of Want and Ruin by Molly Tanzer

Death and Other Holidays by Marci Vogel

A Cat by Leonard Michaels

The Boys in the Cave: Deep Inside the Impossible Rescue in Thailand by Matt Gutman

It Wasn’t Me by Dana Alison Levy

Fox 8: A Story by George Saunders  (Author), Chelsea Cardinal (Illustrator)

Bingo Love Volume 1: Jackpot Edition by Tee Franklin and Marguerite Bennett

Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space by Mark Wolverton

Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants by H. W. Brands

How She Died, How I Lived by Mary Crockett

City of Secrets (A Counterfeit Lady Novel) by Victoria Thompson

None of This Is Normal: The Fiction of Jeff VanderMeer by Benjamin Robertson

New Erotica for Feminists: Satirical Fantasies of Love, Lust, and Equal Pay by Caitlin Kunkel and Brooke Preston

Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughe’s Hollywood by Karina Longworth

The Patch by John McPhee

The Lioness Awakens: Poems by Lauren Eden

Madame Victoria by Catherine Leroux and Lazer Lederhendler

Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc. by Jeff Tweedy

Muck: A Novel by Dror Burstein and Gabriel Levin

And So We Die, Having First Slept by Jennifer Spiegel

Rise Up!: Broadway and American Society from ‘Angels in America’ to ‘Hamilton’ by Chris Jones

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