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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Sweetbitter, How to Make White People Laugh, The Queue, and more new releases.

This episode was sponsored by Send Me Swooning, Smoke by Dan Vyleta, and ThirdLove.

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Books discussed on the show:

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

How to Make White People Laugh by Negin Farsad

Dear Fang, with Love by Rufi Thorpe

Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent

Happy Family by Tracy Barone

(R)evolution: The Girls Write Now 2016 Anthology edited by Molly MacDermot

The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz (Author), Elisabeth Jaquette (Translator)

The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu by Dan Jurafsky

What we’re reading:

I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach

More books out this week:

Enchanted Islands by Allison Amend

The Progeny: A Novel (Descendants of the House of Bathory) by Tosca Lee

The Children by Ann Leary

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich (Author), Bela Shayevich (Translator)

Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search for Truth and Justice by Emily Winslow

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World’s Most Coveted Fish by Emily Voigt

The Summer Guest by Alison Anderson

Deep Dark by Laura Griffin

Marlene by C. W. Gortner

It’s Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too) by Nora McInerny Purmort

Please Don’t Tell by Laura Tims

A Game for All the Family by Sophie Hannah

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity by Philippe Sands

Stone Tablets by Wojciech Zukrowski (Author), Stephanie Kraft (Translator)

A Game for All the Family by Sophie Hannah

Smoke by Dan Vyleta

The Last Star by Rick Yancey

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State by Karen J. Greenberg

No Way But Gentlenesse: A Memoir of How Kes, My Kestrel, Changed My Life by Richard Hines

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger

A Master Plan for Rescue by Janis Cooke Newman (paperback)

Dietland by Sarai Walker (paperback)