Voting Reads

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This week Alice and Kim talk voting reads.

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Nonfiction in the News

Betty Gilpin Inks Deal with Macmillan’s Flatiron Books for Personal Essay Collection [Deadline]

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced [LA Times]

BiographyBurning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane by Paul Auster

Autobiographical ProseReal Estate: A Living Autobiography by Deborah Levy

Current InterestMidnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could by Adam Schiff

HistoryCuba: An American History by Ada Ferrer

Science and TechnologyThe Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred by Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

New Nonfiction

The Power of Dignity: How Transforming Justice Can Heal Our Communities by Judge Victoria Pratt

Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands by Kelly Lytle Hernández

37 Questions with Kelly Lytle Hernández

Dead in the Water: A True Story of Hijacking, Murder, and a Global Maritime Conspiracy by Matthew Campbell and Kit Chellel

Born to Be Hanged : The Epic Story of the Gentlemen Pirates Who Raided the South Seas, Rescued a Princess, and Stole a Fortune by Keith Thomson 

Weekly Theme: Voting

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson

Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America by Tommy Jenkins (Author), Kati Lacker (Illustrator)

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America by Stacey Abrams

Say It Louder!: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy by Tiffany Cross

Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote by Ellen Carol Dubois

Reading Now

KIM: The Woman All Spies Fear: Code Breaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman and Her Hidden Life by Amy Butler Greenfield

ALICE: Lincoln in Private by Ronald C. White


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