Episode 132

New Releases and More for November 7, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Buzz, Madonna in a Fur Coat, Bonfire, and more books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone by Juli Berwald

Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda

Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy by Hallie Lieberman

Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali (Author), Ureen Freely (Translator), Alexander Dawe (Translator)

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib

Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza

What we’re reading:

The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Kranostein

Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics by Dan Harris 

More books out this week:

The Speaker (Sea of Ink and Gold) by Traci Chee

The Becoming of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin

Written in Blood by Layton Green

Jade City by Fonda Lee

Liars by Steven Gillis

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Heather, the Totality by Matthew Weiner

Nanoshock (SINless) by KC Alexander

All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault by James Alan Gardner

The Senator’s Children by Nicholas Montemarano

Desperately Seeking Self-Improvement: A Year Inside the Optimization Movement by Carl Cederström and André Spicer

The Revolution of Marina M. by Janet Fitch

Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How “The Graduate” Became the Touchstone of a Generation by Beverly Gray

Off the Deep End: A History of Madness at Sea by Nic Compton

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 12: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney

The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle

Valiant Dust (Breaker of Empires) by Richard Baker

Mrs. Osmond by John Banville

How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe (And Put It Back Together Again) by David Teague

I, Parrot: A Graphic Novel by Deb Olin Unferth  (Author), Elizabeth Haidle (Illustrator)

The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (18) by Alexander McCall Smith

Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials by Malcolm Harris

Devil in Ohio by Daria Polatin

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

Eight Days on Planet Earth by Cat Jordan

The Closest I’ve Come by Fred Aceves

The Wrong Stars by Tim Pratt

Numenera: The Night Clave by Monte Cook and Shanna Germain

Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries by Martha Collins (Author), Kevin Prufer (Author, Editor)

Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga

Catalina: A Novel by Liska Jacobs

Places in the Darkness by Chris Brookmyre

Someone You Love Is Gone by Gurjinder Basran

The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature by Marion Rankine

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance by Bill McKibben

This Book is Not For You by Daniel Hoyt

The Time of Mute Swans by Ece Temelkuran, Kenneth Dakan (Translator)

Hitler, My Neighbor: Memories of a Jewish Childhood, 1929-1939 by Edgar Feuchtwanger (Author), Bertil Scali (Author), Adriana Hunter (Translator)

Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza

Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse) by Jim C. Hines

 

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