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Sep 15, 2020

We talk about one of our favorite subjects, literary scandals, specifically the ones involving Jonah Lehrer and Cristiane Serruya. 

Sources: Jonah Lehrer, Cristiane Serruya 1, Cristiane Serruya 2Cristiane Serruya 3

Books mentioned: So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

Next week we're...


Sep 8, 2020

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This week we read Luster by Raven Leilani. Like Ottessa Moshfegh's writing it really captures the mood of a generation. We discuss older men, being bad at parties, and getting caught on very unimportant details.

Next time we will be reading Modelland by Tyra Banks and you might be able to...


Sep 1, 2020

Today on the podcast we discuss fact-checking or the lack thereof, and recommend some longform journalism. We will have a list of recommended articles on our website The Bookstore Podcast.

Next week we will be reading Raven Leilani's debut novel Luster!


Aug 25, 2020

Chosen by our Patreon Patrons, we read Barn 8 by Deb Olin Unferth this week. It is part heist, part animal rights political satire (??). Anyway, here's our thoughts. Please don't be mad at us.

Next time we will be reading Luster by Raven Leilani. You can find it at your local bookstore or library and read along with...


Aug 18, 2020

Hey CATS-heads - this week we are releasing a Patreon exclusive episode because we ran out of ideas. Hope you're ready for 53 minutes of us talking about CATS, Old Possum's Book of them, stage productions, insane CGI monstrosities, which CATS is horniest, Becca's better theory about Deuteronomy. All of it.

We will be...