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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Animators, Unspeakable Things, The Brand New Catastrophe, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Caraval and Wires & Nerve.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

It’s All Absolutely Fine: Life Is Complicated So I’ve Drawn It Instead by Ruby Elliot

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly

The Brand New Catastrophe: A Memoir by Mike Scalise

Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution by Laurie Penny

What we’re reading:

The Legend of Pradeep Mathew by Shehan Karunatilaka

Infomacracy by Malka Older

More books out this week:

The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles

The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

Wires and Nerve: Volume 1 by Marissa Meyer (Author), Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)

The Evenings: A Winter’s Tale by Gerard Reve (Author), Sam Garrett (Translator)

Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career by Lisen Stromberg

Assisted Living by Gary Lutz

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner

On Second Thought by Kristan Higgins

My Husband’s Wife by Jane Corry

Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh

A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander

Dawn Study by Maria V. Snyder

The Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanna Barbo Villenueve

Live to Eat: Cooking the Mediterranean Way by Michael Psilakis

Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin

Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World by Brad Stone

The Prisoner: A John Wells Novel by Alex Berenson

Rest in Power by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin

King of the Dancehall by Nick Cannon

Road to Enchantment by Kaya McLaren

I Liked My Life: A Novel by Abby Fabiaschi

Walk Away by Sam Hawken

The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson

Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan

The Actual One: How I Tried, and Failed, to Remain Twenty-Something for Ever by Isy Suttie

Killing Kate by Alex Lake

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir by Cat Marnell

Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms by Amanda Steinberg

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Home Sweet Home by April Smith

A Cup of Rage by Raduan Nassar (Author), Stefan Tobler (Translator)

Breathless by Beverly Jenkins

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping by Aharon Appelfeld

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley

The Unraveling of Mercy Louis by Keija Parssinen (paperback)