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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk Alabama’s investigation into the care of Harper Lee, the National Book Critics Circle Awards, VIDA crowdfunding, Andrew Smith’s comments about being ignorant about women and girls, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Scribd,, and The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkowski.

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Links discussed in the show:

Alabama closes Harper Lee elder abuse investigation

Terry Pratchett has passed away

Crowdfund the VIDA count

Andrew Smith says he is ignorant of all things woman and girl

Derek Attig on Andrew Smith’s comments

Marilynne Robinson wins NBCC Award for fiction

New books discussed in the show:

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

The Tusk That Did the Damage by Tania James

Dead Wake by Erik Larson


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