Episode 179

New Releases and More for October 9, 2018

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Witch Elm,  All You Can Ever Know, Bitter Orange, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Under My Skin by Lisa Unger, What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, and Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land. And get personalized book recommendations at TBR.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Witch Elm by Tana French

To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret by Jedidiah Jenkins

Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung

Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen L. Carter

Interior States: Essays by Meghan O’Gieblyn

The Lies We Told by Camilla Way

The Best American Food Writing 2018 (The Best American Series) by Silvia Killingsworth and Ruth Reichl

What we’re reading:

Maine Roads to Gettysburg: How Joshua Chamberlain, Oliver Howard, and 4,000 Men from the Pine Tree State Helped Win the Civil War’s Bloodiest Battle by Tom Huntington

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown

More books out this week:

The Corset by Laura Purcell

Coldwater Canyon by Anne-Marie Kinney

Mina by Kim Sagwa, Bruce Fulton (Translator), Ju-Chan Fulton (Translator)

The Collectors by Jacqueline West

Dominion: The History of England from the Battle of Waterloo to Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee by Peter Ackroyd

My Squirrel Days by Ellie Kemper

Like a Sword Wound by Ahmet Altan and Brendan Freely

Anything But Okay by Sarah Darer Littman

Beneath the Citadel by Destiny Soria

November Road: A Novel by Lou Berney

The Future Is Female! 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, from Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin: A Library of America Special Publication by Lisa Yaszek

In My Father’s House: A New View of How Crime Runs in the Family by Fox Butterfield

Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel by Val Emmich and Steven Levenson

Questioning Minds: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner by Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

The Anarchist Who Shared My Name by Pablo Martín Sánchez, Jeff Diteman (translator)

Sad Animal Babies by Brooke Barker

Decorating a Room of One’s Own: Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, Ishmael, and Other Literary Notables by Susan Harlan and Becca Stadtlander

Hearth: A Global Conversation on Identity, Community, and Place by Annick Smith and Susan O’Connor

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor

The Baltimore Book of the Dead by Marion Winik

Man with a Seagull on His Head by Harriet Paige

This Life or the Next: A Novel by Demian Vitanza and Tanya Thresher

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown

The Popol Vuh by Michael Bazzett  (Translator)

A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality by Steph Auteri

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

The Isle of Gold by Seven Jane

Author: The Portraits of Beowulf Sheehan by Beowulf Sheehan

Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith

White Dancing Elephants by Chaya Bhuvaneswar

Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash

Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return by Martin Riker

Einstein’s Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable by Seth Fletcher

One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan, Aniruddhan Vasudevan (Translator)

Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting by Hilde Østby and Ylva Østby

In the Night Wood by Dale Bailey

The Waiter by Matias Faldbakken

Puro Amor (Quarternote Chapbook Series) by Sandra Cisneros

Holy Ghost (Virgil Flowers) by John Sandford

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel and Ted Goossen (Translators)

How to Read Donald Duck: Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic by Ariel Dorfman and Armand Mattelart

How to Leave: Quitting the City and Coping with a New Reality by Erin Clune

What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

Odd One Out by Nic Stone

Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

Wrecked by Joe Ide

Shell by Kristina Olsson

Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker

Sketchtasy by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

How to Behave Badly in Elizabethan England: A Guide for Knaves, Fools, Harlots, Cuckolds, Drunkards, Liars, Thieves, and Braggarts by Ruth Goodman

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

The Reckonings by Lacy M. Johnson

Godsend: A Novel by John Wray

Love Is Blind: A Novel by William Boyd

Enchantments: A Modern Witch’s Guide to Self-Possession by Mya Spalter

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Mycroft and Sherlock by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse

The Phoenix Empress (Their Bright Ascendency) by K Arsenault Rivera

White: A Novel by Deni Ellis Béchard

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