Not Throwing Away Our Moonshot

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This week Alice and Kim talk about the Space Race, recommend books to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and laugh at moon conspiracy theories.

This episode is sponsored by Pre Loved Podcast, Becoming Superman by J. Michael Straczynski and Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss by Margaret Renkl.

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New Books

The Weil Conjectures by Karen Olsson

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

Beneath the Tamarind Tree by Isha Sesay

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond by John Zada

The Moon

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Moonbound by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm

American Moonshot by Douglas Brinkley

Galaxy Girls by Libby Jackson

Apollo’s Legacy by Roger D. Launius

Destination Moon by Richard Maurer

Reading Now

For the Love of Books by Graham Tarrant

If All the Seas Were Ink by Ilana Kurshan

The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean