This week Alice and Kim chat about their current obsessions (Lincoln and fraudsters, respectively), discuss reading for self care, and preview new nonfiction about strangers, assimilation, serial killers, and more.
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Nonfiction in the News
Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us by Colleen Kinder
Dress Code: Unlocking Fashion from the New Look to Millennial Pink by Veronique Hyland
You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation by Julissa Arce
Burning My Roti: Breaking Barriers as a Queer Indian Woman by Sharan Dhaliwal
Reads for Self Care
World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Calypso by David Sedaris
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont
The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu