New Releases and More for December 5, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Elmet, Roomies, The Last Black Unicorn, and more great books.

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Trigger warning for discussions of child abuse and sexual assault at 11:28 – skip ahead to 15:55.

Books discussed on the show:

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book by Dan Harris and Jeffrey Warren

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

Roomies by Christina Lauren

No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin

Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self by Manoush Zomorodi

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

The Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak  

What we’re reading this week:

Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan

More books out this week:

Persepolis Rising (The Expanse) by James S. A. Corey

Bryant & May: Wild Chamber: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery by Christopher Fowler

The Crims by Kate Davies

Glass Town by Steven Savile

The Rebels of Gold by Elise Kova

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Alive in Shape and Color: 16 Paintings by Great Artists and the Stories They Inspired by Lawrence Block

Cuba on the Verge: 12 Writers on Continuity and Change in Havana and Across the Country by Leila Guerriero

The Vanishing Princess by Jenny Diski

One of Us Will Be Dead by Morning by David Moody

The Years, Months, Days: Two Novellas by Yan Lianke, Carlos Rojas  (Translator)

Beau Death by Peter Lovesey

Year One: Chronicles of the One, Book 1 by Nora Roberts

Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art by Sam Wasson

One Station Away: A Novel by Olaf Olafsson

Jane on the Brain: Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen by Wendy Jones

Ultraluminous by Katherine Faw

Immortal Life: A Soon to Be True Story by Stanley Bing

The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg

A Lady in Shadows: A Madeleine Karno Mystery by Lene Kaaberbøl

Recipe for Hate by Warren Kinsella

Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills

You Can Run by Steve Mosby

The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age by David N. Schwartz

The Last Draft: A Novelist’s Guide to Revision by Sandra Scofield

God’s Last Breath by Sam Sykes

Record of a Night too Brief (Japanese Novellas) by Hiromi Kawakami,‎ Lucy North (Translator)