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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Sleeping Giants, Real Artists Have Day Jobs, and Panther, and more new releases.

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Books discussed on the show:

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Real Artists Have Day Jobs (And Other Awesome Things They Don’t Teach You in School) by Sara Benincasa

Panther by Brecht Evens (Author), Michele Hutchison (Translator), Laura Watkinson (Translator)

The Water Museum: Stories by Luis Alberto Urrea (paperback)

What we’re reading:

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Jerusalem by Alan Moore

More books out this week:

Political Suicide: Missteps, Peccadilloes, Bad Calls, Backroom Hijinx, Sordid Pasts, Rotten Breaks, and Just Plain Dumb Mistakes in the Annals of American Politics by Erin McHugh

Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

IMAGINES: Celebrity Encounters Starring You by Kevin Fanning, Anna Todd and more

Two Summers by Aimee Friedman

Hide Away by Iris Johansen

Barren Cove by Ariel S. Winter

Boy With A Knife: A Story of Murder, Remorse, and a Prisoner’s Fight for Justice by Jean Trounstine

The Roots of a Thousand Embraces: Dialogues by Juan Felipe Herrera

The Secret Poisoner : A Century of Murder by Linda Stratmann

The People in the Castle: Selected Strange Stories by Joan Aiken and Lizza Aiken

A Buccaneer at Heart by Stephanie Laurens

Lone Heart Pass by Jodi Thomas

The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4) by Maggie Stiefvater

It Takes One by Kate Kessler

The Flight by Gaito Gazdanov (Author), Bryan Karetnyk (Translator)

These Heroic, Happy Dead: Stories by Luke Mogelson

Emperor of the Eight Islands: Book 1 in the Tale of Shikanoko (The Tale of Shikanoko series) by Lian Hearn

Gold of Our Fathers (A Darko Dawson Mystery) by Kwei Quartey

The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the World’s Strangest Syndromes by Frank Bures

Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction by Erika Janik

The Drowning Girls by Paula Treick DeBoard

Citizen Kane: A Filmmaker’s Journey by Harlan Lebo

Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan

How the Duke Was Won by Lenora Bell

A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer by Mary Elizabeth Williams

Golden Delicious by Christopher Boucher

The Year We Turned Forty by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

Fire Bound by Christine Feehan

The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism by Mark Zwonitzer

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian

Extreme Prey by John Sandford

Sex with Shakespeare: Here’s Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love by Jillian Keenan

The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander

Father’s Day by Simon Van Booy

Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide by Michael Kinsley

The Other Widow by Susan Crawford

Meternity by Meghann Foye

Shallcross by C.D. Wright

Magnate (The Knickerbocker Club) by Joanna Shupe

The Alaskan Laundry by Brendan Jones

Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law by Joe Abercrombie

American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner’s Legendary Rise by Joe Drape

Ladivine by Marie NDiaye

Ghosts of Bergen County by Dana Cann

The Sweepstakes of Love by Toomas Vint (Author), Matthew Hyde (Translator)

The Tunnel of Babel by Nicholas Mosley

The Encounter by Gabriela Adamesteanu (Author), Alistair Ian Blyth (Translator)

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler (paperback)

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman (paperback)

Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann (paperback)

The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine by Alex Brunkhorst (paperback)

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan (paperback)