Episode 27

The Ides of March Assassination Episode

This week Alice and Kim talk about assassinations, small town murder, and why women’s bathroom lines are longer than men’s (spoiler: it’s the patriarchy!).

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Follow Up

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019) (HBO documentary on Theranos)

 

New Books

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book’s Five-Hundred-Year Odyssey by Margaret Leslie Davis

(People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks)

Humanimal: How Homo sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature―A New Evolutionary History by Adam Rutherford

The Sakura Obsession: The Incredible Story of the Plant Hunter Who Saved Japan’s Cherry Blossoms by Naoko Abe

Pocahontas and the English Boys: Caught Between Cultures in Early Virginia by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Assassination Stories!

The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination by Barry Strauss

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport

The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World by Greg King and Sue Woolmans

Reading Now

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea by Alyssa Mastromonaco

So Here’s the Thing . . . by Alyssa Mastromonaco

Kings of Georgian Britain by Catherine Curzon

CONCLUSION

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