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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Pull Me Under, The Gold Eaters, Virgin and Other Stories, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by No Witness But the Moon by Suzanne Chazin, Penguin Random House Audio, and Prep Dish.

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Books discussed on the show:

Pull Me Under by Kelly Luce

Virgin and Other Stories by April Ayers Lawson

Valiant Gentlemen by Sabina Murray

Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame by Mara Wilson

The Gold Eaters by Ronald Wright

The Queen of the Night / Edinburgh by Alexander Chee

El Paso by Winston Groom

Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History by Richard Snow

Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud by Elizabeth Greenwood

Piercing / In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami

Skullcrack City by Jeremy Robert Johnson

White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley

What we’re reading:

My Darling Detective by Howard Norman

The Loving Husband by Christobel Kent

Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs by Douglas Smith

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

More books out this week:

The Alligators of Abraham by Robert Kloss

Last Train from Perdition (I Travel By Night) by Robert McCammon

A Long December by Richard Chizmar

Bruja by Wendy C. Ortiz

The Book of Endless Sleepovers by Henry Hoke

The In-Betweens by Matthew Simmons

Lady Be Good by Lauren Hilger

Her Nightly Embrace: Book I of the Ravi PI Series by Adi Tantimedha

Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History by Richard Snow

The Long Room by Francesca Kay

Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962 by Blanche Wiesen Cook

A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

By Women Possessed: A Life of Eugene O’Neill by Arthur Gelb and Barbara Gelb

Stay Golden by Lucky Blue Smith

To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History by Lawrence Levy

The Facefaker’s Game by Chandler J. Birch

The Twenty-Three (Promise Falls Trilogy) by Linwood Barclay

The Game Don’t Change by Mazaradi Fox

The Winterlings by Cristina Sánchez-Andrade (Author), Samuel Rutter (Translator)

What the #@&% Is That?: The Saga Anthology of the Monstrous and the Macabre edited by John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen

What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars by David Wood

Who Killed Kurt Cobain? The Story of Boddah by Nicolas Otero

The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop by Karen L. Maness and Richard M. Isackes

Author In Progress: A No-Holds-Barred Guide to What It Really Takes to Get Published by Therese Walsh (Editor), Writer Unboxed

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11) by Jeff Kinney

The Weaver by Emmi Itäranta

The Wrong Side of Goodbye (A Harry Bosch Novel) by Michael Connelly

The Beach at Night by Elena Ferrante

American Dreamer: My Life in Fashion & Business by Tommy Hilfiger

Experimental Animals (A Reality Fiction) by Thalia Field

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Dispossession: A Novel of Few Words by Simon Grennan

Fish in Exile by Vi Khi Nao

Bestiary: Poems by Donika Kelly

Shackleton’s Heroes : The Epic Story of the Men Who Kept the Endurance Expedition Alive by Wilson McOrist

When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank: History’s Unknown Chapters by Giles Milton

A Death in the Islands : The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow by Mike Farris

Thus Bad Begins by Javier Marias (Author), Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)

Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey by Elena Ferrante (Author), Ann Goldstein (Translator)

Cabo de Gata by Eugen Ruge (Author) Anthea Bell (Translator)

The White Road: Journey into an Obsession by Edmund de Waal (paperback)

Submission by Michel Houellebecq (Author), Lorin Stein (Translator) (paperback)

Hemingway in Love: The Untold Story: A Memoir by A. E. Hotchner (paperback)