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Dec 18, 2018

UPDATE 1/7/2020 - A listener reached out to us on twitter to ask why we believed Hannah Mullet to be black. As she, rightly pointed out, Hannah is Irish. Corinne clearly read the dialect Hannah speaks in incorrectly. It's been a good opportunity to re-examine biases and a reminder to read the text more closely....

Dec 11, 2018

It's that time of year again! Everyone's working on their best of lists and thinking about all of their reading accomplishments. It's basically an episode straight from high school: first we chat a little about some recent literary world scandals and internet gossip, and then we assign our book superlatives for 2018...

Dec 4, 2018

This time we read one of the most talked about books of the year, and one sure to be on lots of year end lists, as well as a contender for plenty of awards. Does There There by Tommy Orange stack up to the hype?

Next time we'll be chatting about Little Women, so brush off the copy you got for your birthday in 3rd grade...

Nov 21, 2018

Want to take bets on whether or not we liked this book by James Baldwin?

Next time we will be reading There There by Tommy Orange, which was longlisted for the National Book Award. You can find it at your local library and read along with us.

Nov 13, 2018

This week we bring you weirdly specific book recommendations for some people that might be on your list. As well as solid book giving advice (read that picture book all of the way through before you give it).

You can find our list of recommendations - with links for where you can buy them - on our blog post for this...