Today, we reflect on our favorite reads from the last three months. These quarterly reflections might be our favorite episodes to record. It’s lovely to take time to consider our favorite episodes, our favorite reads, and what we’ve learned over the course of the season. We’re sharing a bunch of book recommendations in this episode; shop our recs here.
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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno Garcia
Luster by Raven Leilani
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell
Like Lovers Do by Tracey Livesay
On Beauty by Zadie Smith
Intimations by Zadie Smith
Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest
I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest
Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
The Next Great Jane by K.L Going
The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
She Come by It Natural by Sarah Smarsh
All My Mother’s Lovers by Ilana Masad
How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole
The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa
My Antonia by Willa Cather
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
There is Confusion by Jessie Redmon FausetThe Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter