Episode 121: Winter Books

12/1/17 - We take a break from the news to discuss some of our favorite books in 2017. Featuring guests Jasmine Guillory (The Wedding Date - coming in January), Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body and Other Parties) and Jaclyn Friedman (Unscrewed).

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Our theme song is Call Your Girlfriend by Robyn. 

Original music composed and performed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.


Jasmine Guillory, The Wedding Date

Carmen Maria Machado, Her Body and Other Parties: Stories

Jaclyn Friedman, Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All

Special shoutout to Well Read Black Girl!

Our other picks: 

Morgan Jerkins, This Will Be My Undoing
Ron Chernow, Grant
Morgan Parker, There Are Things More Beautiful Than Beyoncé
Alexis Coe, Alice and Freda Forever
Rachel Cusk, Transit and Outline
Zinzi Clemmons, What We Lose
Danzy Senna, New People
Beth Pickens, Your Art Will Save Your Life
Eve L. Ewing, Electric Arches
George Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo
Eve Babitz, Sex and Rage
Jesmyn Ward, Sing, Unburied, Sing

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