Spring Books 2019

5/31/19 - We talk about books we love in genres we don't often cover: poetry, graphic memoir, short stories and essays. Ali Liebegott talks with Ann about her poetry collection, The Summer of Dead Birds. Aminatou interviews Mira Jacob about her graphic memoir, Good Talk. Gina speaks with Xuan Juliana Wang about her collection of short stories, Home Remedies. And Briallen Hopper joins Aminatou to talk about her book of ssays, Hard to Love. What are you reading? Tag #cygbooks to share your current faves.



Our theme song is Call Your Girlfriend by Robyn. 

Logos by Kenesha Sneed.

Original music composed and performed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.

Episode image by Adam Jones (cc: by-sa)


The Summer of Dead Birds by Ali Liebegott

Good Talk by Mira Jacob

Home Remedies by Xuan Juliana Wang

Hard to Love by Briallen Hopper

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory (coming in July)

Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

Also mentioned in this episode

Mira Jacob recommends the poetry collection Hybrida by Tina Chang

Xuan Juliana Wang recommends these authors/collections of short fiction:

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