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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, My Name Is Lucy Barton, American Housewife, and more new releases.

This episode was sponsored by This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp and Third Love.

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Books discussed on the show:

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of Your Fist by Sunil Yapa

The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee

American Housewife: Stories by Helen Ellis

Rosalie Lightning by Tom Hart

Hall of Small Mammals: Stories by Thomas Pierce

Eleanor by Jason Gurley

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer

What we’re reading:

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

More books out this week:

Eternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles by John Mack Faragher

The Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination by Richard Mabey

Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary by Geoffrey Cowan

The Lady of Misrule by Suzannah Dunn

All the Conspirators by Christopher Isherwood

The Hundred Days by Joseph Roth

Hunters in the Dark by Lawrence Osborne

The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth

The Shut Eye by Belinda Bauer

Zoroaster’s Children: and Other Travels by Marius Kociejowski

My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollection of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement by Kathryn Johnson

Swallows and Waves by Paula Bohince

Fardwor, Russia!: A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin by Oleg Kashin (Author), Will Evans (Translator)

The Longest Night by Andria Williams

Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World by Katherine Zoepf

Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA by Amy Shira Teitel

Up From the Sea by Leza Lowitz

Fake Missed Connections by Brett Fletcher Lauer

Underwater by Marisa Reichardt

The Idealist: Aaron Swartz and the Rise of Free Culture on the Internet by Justin Peters

Other Broken Things by C. Desir

Beside Myself by Ann Morgan

The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America by Ethan Michaeli

Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship by Anjan Sundaram

The Gilded Razor by Sam Lansky

The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time by Maria Konnikova

Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 1 by Rachel Kramer Bussel

Thief in the Interior by Phillip B. Williams

The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey by Dawn Anahid MacKeen

The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas by Alison Weir

The 8th Circle by Sarah Cain

Even the Dead by Benjamin Black

The Crooked House by Christobel Kent

I Am Your Judge by Nele Neuhaus (Author), Steven T. Murray (Translator)

The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century by Sarah Miller

The Lightkeepers by Abby Geni

Paradise Now: The Story of American Utopianism by Chris Jennings

Once a Crooked Man by David McCallum

The Happy Marriage by Tahar Ben Jelloun

Dictator by Robert Harris

Fallen Land by Taylor Brown

The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat Turner Revolt by Patrick H. Breen

25 Women: Essays on Their Art by Dave Hickey

Destruction and Sorrow Beneath the Heavens: Reportage by László Krasznahorkai

The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie

This Census-Taker by China Mieville

Poor Your Soul by Mira Ptacin

The Only Pirate at the Party by Lindsey Stirling

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Bitter Season by Tami Hoag

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Good People by Robert Lopez

The Case of Lisandra P. by Helene Gremillon (Author), Alison Anderson (Translator)

The Pirate by Jón Gnarr (Author), Lytton Smith (Translator)

The Other Me by Saskia Sarginson

Supernotes by Agent Kasper (Author), Luigi Carletti (Author), John Cullen (Translator)

And Again by Jessica Chiarella

The Assassin’s Masque (Palace of Spies Book 3) by Sarah Zettel

The Good Goodbye by Carla Buckley

The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution by Ji Xianlin

The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins by Irvine Welsh (paperback)

Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World by Marc Goodman (paperback)

Killer, Come Hither by Louis Begley (paperback)

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe by Romain Puertolas (paperback)