Episode 144

New Releases and More for February 6, 2018

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss An American Marriage, Shadowsong, Back Talk, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O’Farrell

Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

WintersongShadowsong by S. Jae-Jones

Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú

Back Talk: Stories by Danielle Lazarin

Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, Book One) by Tamora Pierce

What we’re reading this week:

Bingo Love by Tee Franklin and Jenn St-Onge

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi

More books out this week:

Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein: Based on a True Story by Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil

Fly Girls: The Daring American Women Pilots Who Helped Win WWII by P. O’Connell Pearson

I’ve Got This Round: More Tales of Debauchery by Mamrie Hart

My Name Is Nathan Lucius by Mark Winkler

Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by Kathryn Harkup

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The Clinic by David Jester

Call Me Zebra by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

The Seabird’s Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers by Adam Nicolson

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Steve Coll

The Hummingbirds: A Novel by Ross McMeekin

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith

American Panda by Gloria Chao

Anna by Niccolò Ammaniti,‎ Jonathan Hunt (Translator)

Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel by Rachel Lyon

As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

Girl Unknown by Karen Perry

The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook

Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters by Charlotte Jones Voiklis,‎ Léna Roy (Author)

Searching for the Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World by John Man

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi

The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara

Look for Me (D. D. Warren) by Lisa Gardner

The Friend: A Novel by Sigrid Nunez

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August by Oliver Hilmes, Jefferson Chase (translator)

Only Killers and Thieves: A Novel by Paul Howarth

The Bookworm: A Novel by Mitch Silver

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

Only Child: A Novel by Rhiannon Navin

Jagannath by Karin Tidbeck

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Broken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia

Semiosis by Sue Burke

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith

The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017 by Martin Amis

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi

A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust by Laura Smith

Daphne by Will Boast

Virgin: Poems by Analicia Sotelo

The Courage of Hopelessness: A Year of Acting Dangerously by Slavoj Zizek

She Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop

Tarnished City by Vic James

By the Book: A Novel by Julia Sonneborn

We Are Taking Only What We Need: Stories (Art of the Story) by Stephanie Powell Watts

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures by Antonio Damasio

The Fear Within by J. S. Law

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance by Anders Rydell

Empty Set by Verónica Gerber Bicecci, Christina MacSweeney (Translator)

Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler’s Defeat by Giles Milton

The Gone World by Tom Sweterlitsch

Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer

You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston

The Immundus by Christina Enquist

Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama (paperback)

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle (paperback)

4321 by Paul Auster (paperback)

White Tears by Hari Kunzru (paperback)

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