Dec 26, 2017
Becca and Corinne talk about a being tourists in the country of New Zealand, about how some english words don't mean what you think and others mean a lot of things, and about the book Corinne went there to buy (j/k that would be an irresponisble financial decision), Witi Ihimaera's The Whale Rider.
Dec 19, 2017
Get with it, it's the 90's. This week Becca and Corinne discuss Han Kang's first novel to be published in English, The Vegetarian. They find out that even though it is a mere 150 pages long it is difficult. Some slight content warnings regarding sexual assault and mental illness.
Next time they're reading Hollywood...
Dec 12, 2017
This week we introduce a new corrections segment and talk about our year in books with some recommended reading you haven't heard us discuss on the podcast.
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Infomacracy by Malka Older
Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
You Don't Have To Say You...
Dec 6, 2017
Sorry we're late, and sorry for the inaccuracies, we'll be addressing some of our mis-speaks in next week's episode.
Now that that's out of the way: We're back! And this week we are discussing N.K. Jemisin's 2013 fantasy novel The Fifth Season. There are spoilers. It's sometimes confusing, often times great, and we come...
Nov 21, 2017
So we're not actually talking about memoirs, that was just a funny line that I said when we were recording this. But we are talking Literary Scandals! All of the dirty, wordy, fraud you can handle this week on My Favorite Literary Scandal.
We're off next week, but we'll be returning on December 5 with a discussion of NK...