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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Good People, The Book of SeparationOne Dark Throne, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Taproot, Lit Chat, and The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Books discussed on the show:

The Good People by Hannah Kent

The Book of Separation by Tova Mirvis

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years by David Litt

The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam

One Dark Throne (Three Dark Crowns) by Kendare Blake

Null States: A Novel (The Centenal Cycle) by Malka Older

Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change by Ellen Pao

What we’re reading:

Queen in 3D by Brian May

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time by Andrew Forsthoefel

More books out this week:

Release by Patrick Ness

Half Past by Victoria Helen Stone

The Victoria in My Head by Janelle Milanes

Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory by Michael Korda

The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery by Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors by Dan Jones

The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) by Toni Morrison

Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

Jaya and Rasa. A Love Story by Sonia Patel

Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David L. Carlson, Landis Blair  (Illustrator)

Thalia: A Texas Trilogy by Larry McMurtry

This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm by Ted Genoways

The Complete Ballet: A Fictional Essay in Five Acts by John Haskell

The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War by Doug Stanton

It’s Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women by Amanda de Cadenet

The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille

Sun in Days: Poems by Meghan O’Rourke

The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs by Janet Peery

The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature, and the Dreyfus Case by Michael Rosen

The Trick: A Novel by Emanuel Bergmann

Rise of the Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott

White Bodies by Jane Robins

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip

To Be Where You Are (A Mitford Novel) by Jan Karon

An Echo of Murder: A William Monk Novel by Anne Perry

Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix

On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck by Nick Riggle

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda

City of Spies by Sorayya Khan

Return to the Dark Valley by Santiago Gamboa, Howard Curtis (Translator)

Hummingbird by Jude Angelini

Inside Studio 54 by Mark Fleischman

The Doubles by Scott Esposito

Landslide: True Stories by Minna Proctor

Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

The Scarred Woman (A Department Q Novel) by Jussi Adler-Olsen

A Small Charred Face by Kazuki Sakuraba, Jocelyne Allen (Translator)

The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

A Poison Dark and Drowning (Kingdom on Fire, Book Two) by Jessica Cluess

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books by Marta McDowell

Reputations by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (paperback)