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The Bookstore

Nov 19, 2019

We rave about Olga Tokarczuk's genre-defying novel, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, which also has the best book title possibly ever conceived. 

Our next read will be either Trust Exercise by Susan Choi or Autumn by Ali Smith (our beloved Patrons will decide!). 

Nov 12, 2019

Becca's in DC so we have an actual mini-length mini this week. It's a quick news round-up and also there's a NaNoWriMo quiz so you'll know all of the NaNoWriMo facts! But not necessarily all of the other regular facts because Corinne said that Citrus County was in California even though it said Florida right there in...

Nov 5, 2019

This week we discuss the recently translated (to English) literary fantasy/dystopia The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa and Becca recalls a murder story from the 1930's that involves an attic boyfriend. There's a couple spoilers, but we warn you.

Our next read will be Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga...

Oct 29, 2019

Content warning on this one! We don't go into great detail about the awful events described in the books we recommend, but as these are true horror stories, it might not be suitable for all listeners. Cannibalism, pandemics, more cannibalism, you get the idea. 

A list of titles discussed on this episode can be found on...

Oct 22, 2019

More literary prize news and ... it's dubious again! We also discuss Booker Prize Shortlist novel 10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak.

Our next book discussion will be The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa. Find it at your local bookstore or library and read along with us!