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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Behold the Dreamers, The Couple Next Door, Unknown Caller, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove, Spontaneous by Aaron Harmer, and The Beauty of Darkness: The Remnant Chronicles: Book Three by Mary E. Pearson.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Unknown Caller by Debra Spark

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

Security by Gina Wohlsdorf

Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman

The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves The World Again by A. C. Wise

I Hate Fairyland Volume 1: Madly Ever After by Skottie Young

By Night Under the Stone Bridge by Leo Perutz (Author), Eric Mosbacher (Translator)

Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson

Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

What we’re reading:

Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic by David J. Schwartz

On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor

More books out this week:

Conventional Wisdom by Arthur Drooker

We’re Still Right, They’re Still Wrong by James Carville

The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State by Lawrence Wright

Spontaneous by Aaron Harmer

The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time by Keith Houston

Surrender, New York by Caleb Carr

The One Man by Andrew Gross

A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State by Meredith Tax

The Commander: Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the Fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948 by Laila Parsons

First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning? by Ian Brown

Raymond Chandler: The Detections of Totality by Fredric Jameson

Mirror Image by Michael Scott

The Huntress : The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher by Alice Arlen and Michael J. Arlen

We Eat Our Own by Kea Wilson

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis

Falter Kingdom by Michael J. Seidlinger

Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness by Michael P. Branch

The Consolations of Mortality: Making Sense of Death by Andrew Stark

The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family by Lars Anderson

The Kind Folk by Ramsey Campbell

A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between by Linda Thompson

The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis by Elizabeth Letts

The Outside Lands by Hannah Kohler

Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto (Author), Esther Allen (Translator)

Dictator by Robert Harris (paperback)

M Train by Patti Smith (paperback)

The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities by Stephen Breyer (paperback)

The Vegetarian by Han Kang (paperback)

The Novel Habits of Happiness (Isabel Dalhousie Series) by Alexander McCall Smith (paperback)

Scrapper by Matt Bell

The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin