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May 21, 2024

We're back! Becca's still suffering from a sinus infection, but we're pressing on anyway. The Quick and the Dead by Joy Williams is Corinne's pick for May's prompt to read a book recommended by your favorite author. Joy Williams (in general) is recommended by many authors, among them Catherine Lacey and...


May 15, 2024

Due to some unforseen circumstances this week we are bringing you an episode from our Patreon about Colleen Hoover's massively popular novel It Ends With Us in leiu of our regularly scheduled book discussion. We will hopefully be back with that next week.

Here is the Slate article by Chels Upton mentioned at the top...


Apr 30, 2024

Perhaps our most referential episode, ever.

The book: The Employees by Olga Ravn

The art it was created to accompany: Consumed Future Spewed Up as Present by Lea Guldditte Hestlund

Books (many are also Movies/TV shows) Mentioned:
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Phillip K. Dick (movie is titled Bladerunner)


Apr 16, 2024

April's prompt is to read a book of ecofiction, and Becca's pick is Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup. 

Content warning: miscarriage, death in childbirth, sexual topics

Our next book will be The Employees by Olga Ravn, as chosen by our Patreon Patrons. Find it at your local library or bookstore and read along...


Apr 5, 2024

It's a book by a translator that's a book by a translator that's translated by a translator about translators translating a book and we loved it. There are also some major time spoilers, but we give good warnings this time.

The Extinction of Ireana Rey by Jennifer Croft

Next time we are reading Latitudes of Longing...