Winter Books 2019
2/8/19 - We discuss what's on our bookshelf and talk to authors of some of our favorite recent titles. Nikki Darling and her protagonist (also named Nikki Darling) explore teen girlhood and '90s Los Angeles in her novel Fade Into You. Esmé Weijun Wang investigates mental illness, stigma and her own diagnosis in The Collected Schizophrenias.
Our theme song is Call Your Girlfriend by Robyn.
Original music composed and performed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.
Appropriate for Destruction by Nikki Darling (her Axl Rose essay)
Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous (Beatrice Sparks)
Go Went Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck
99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Magical Negro by Morgan Parker
Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Talent: A Novel by Juliet Lapidos