Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Bookstore

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.

Corinne pronounces...

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.

Books mentioned:

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...