Mary Kay and Louise talk about important things like, what’s going on in the literary world right now? What are the best books of literary nonfiction? What IS literary nonfiction? And, what are you reading now?
This episode is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of The Paris Hours by Alex George and The Reading Women podcast.
BOOKS AND TEXTS DISCUSSED:
Reverse Cowgirl by McKenzie Wark
Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives by Julia Watson and Sidonie Smith
Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir by Lauren Slater
Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston
Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson
Let Me Clear My Throat by Elena Passarello
On Immunity: An Inocuation by Eula Biss
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Fun Home: A Family Tragicoic by Alison Bechdel.
My Journey to Lhasa by Alexandra David-Neel
Verge by Lidia Yuknavitch
If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho by Anne Carson
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