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.


The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang

Fade Into You by Nikki Darling

Appropriate for Destruction by Nikki Darling (her Axl Rose essay)

Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

Go Ask Alice by Anonymous (Beatrice Sparks)

8 Books About Women and Addiction That Are at Least as Good as Bukowski by Nikki Darling

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

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