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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Long Way Down, The River of Consciousness, Ghosts of the Tsunami, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Turtles All the Way Down.

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Books discussed on the show:

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks

Ruby and Olivia by Rachel Hawkins

Smitten Kitchen Every Day by Deb Perelman

Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone by Richard Lloyd Parry

On Living by Kerry Egan

An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan

What we’re reading:

Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City by Kate Winkler Dawson

Silence: In the Age of Noise by Erling KaggeBecky L. Crook (Translator)

More books out this week:

Unqualified by Anna Ferris

The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis

Strange Weather: Four Short Novels by Joe Hill

Michael Chabon’s The Escapists by Michael Chabon (Author), Brian K. Vaughan (Author), Jason Shawn Alexander (Illustrator), Steve Rolston (Illustrator), Eduardo Barreto (Illustrator)

The First Day by Phil Harrison

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

Give Me the Child by Mel McGrath

Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches by John Hodgman

The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Member of the Family: My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, and the Darkness That Ended the Sixties by Dianne Lake and Deborah Herman

The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano

Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space by Tim Peake

Dare Not Linger by Nelson Mandela

I Hate Fairyland Volume 3: Good Girl by Skottie Young

I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street by Matt Taibbi

Calling My Name by Liara Tamani

The Tethered Mage (Swords and Fire) by Melissa Caruso

The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America by Edward L. Ayers

The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization by Martin Puchner