Episode 225

New Releases and More for September 10, 2019

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Gideon the Ninth, Unpregnant, Stargazing, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

We Speak In Storms by Natalie Lund

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Stargazing by Jen Wang

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson

A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker

Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan

What we’re reading:

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino

In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado

More books out this week:

The Last Train to London: A Novel by Meg Waite Clayton

Free Lunch by Rex Ogle

The Fifth Column: A Novel by Andrew Gross

The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills

The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir by Samantha Power

Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati

Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World (Women in Science) by Rachel Ignotofsky

The Sisters of Summit Avenue by Lynn Cullen

The Truth About Magic: Poems by Atticus

29 Seconds: A Novel by T. M. Logan

A Treason of Thorns by Laura E Weymouth

The Corner That Held Them (New York Review Books Classics) by Sylvia Townsend Warner

The Divers’ Game by Jesse Ball

She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Live a Little: A Novel by Howard Jacobson

Don’t You Forget About Me: A Novel by Mhairi McFarlane

Bloomland by John Englehardt

What Is A Girl Worth?: My Story of Breaking the Silence and Exposing the Truth about Larry Nassar & USA Gymnastics by Rachael Denhollander

Out of Darkness, Shining Light by Pettina Gappah

Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez

Lost in the Spanish Quarter by Heddi Goodrich

Malamander by Thomas Taylor and Tom Booth

The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff

The Starlet and the Spy: A Novel by Ji-min Lee

The Ticking Heart by Andrew Kaufman

The Siege of Troy: A Novel by Theodor Kallifatides, Marlaine Delargy (Translator)

Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, Frank Wynne (translator)

Akin by Emma Donoghue

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan by Sherry Thomas

The Vanished Bride (A Brontë Sisters Mystery) by Bella Ellis

Rebel Girls By Elizabeth Keenan

The Second Chance Supper Club by Nicole Meier

For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity by Liz Plank

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty and Dianné Ruz (Illustrator)

How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell

A Choir of Lies by Alexandra Rowland and Drew Willis

Hope Is Our Only Wing by Rutendo Tavengerwei

Tinfoil Butterfly: A Novel by Rachel Eve Moulton

Are You Listening? By Tillie Walden

Listening to the Wind (Seedbank) by Tim Robinson

When She Reigns (Fallen Isles Book 3) by Jodi Meadows

Three-Fifths by John Vercher

Homesick by Jennifer Croft

Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann

Frankly in Love by David Yoon

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

His Hideous Heart: Thirteen of Edgar Allan Poe’s Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined by Dahlia Adler

So Much More: A Poignant Memoir about Finding Love, Fighting Adversity, and Defining Life on My Own Terms by Zulema Arroyo Farley

The Institute: A Novel by Stephen King

The Nanny: A Novel by Gilly Macmillan

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Gun Island: A Novel by Amitav Ghosh

Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers: Poems (National Poetry Series) by Jake Skeets

Mother Knows Best: A Novel of Suspense by Kira Peikoff

Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann

Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS by Azadeh Moaveni

The Light in the Lake by Sarah R. Baughman

A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai

Diamond Doris: The True Story of the World’s Most Notorious Jewel Thief by Doris Payne

Ruby & Roland: A Novel by Faith Sullivan

Fanny and the Mystery in the Grieving Forest (Literature in Translation Series) by Rune Christiansen and Kari Dickson

 

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