True Stories to Adapt

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This week Kim and Alice battle through the “Delta Grumpies” to discuss stories they’d like to see adapted for television and film, plus cover new nonfiction from August.

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Nonfiction in the News

John Lithgow Joins Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ [Variety]

New Nonfiction

Belly of the Beast : The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness by Da’Shaun L. Harrison

On Compromise: Art, Politics, and the Fate of an American Ideal by Rachel Greenwald Smith

The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Continent in the Trees Above Us by Meg Lowman

The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert by Shugri Said Salh

True Stories to Adapt

The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah Broom

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse

Hudson Bay Bound: Two Women, One Dog, Two Thousand Miles to the Arctic by Natalie Warren

Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung

Reading Now

Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking by Jon Acuff

American Sherlock by Kate Winkler Dawson