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March 19, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 67; Survival Stories

Intro Music; I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:50] Operation Paperclip, Annie Jacobsen

Paul

[6:00] Fuzzy Typewriter: True Detective
[6:08] Between Here and the Yellow Sea, Nic Pizzolatto
[7:00] Galveston, Nic Pizzolatto
[8:15] Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, Box Brown, May 6 2014

Rebecca

[10:50] Redeployment, Phil Klay
[13:10] Sleep Donation, Karen Russell (available from Atavist, Kobo, iTunes)

Josh

[18:30] Sword of Shannara, Terry Brooks

Rebecca

[18:50] The Vacationers, Emma Straub, May 29 2014
[21:15] Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay, August 1 2014 (An Untamed State)

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Intermission; Survivor by Destiny's Child (covered by Knockout)

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Survival Stories

[26:15] Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O’Dell
[26:20] The Cay, Theodore Taylor
[26:35] Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
[27:18] The Martian, Andy Weir
[27:28] The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank
[27:40] Number the Stars, Lois Lowry
[27:50] Night, Elie Wiesel
[28:00] Maus, Art Spiegelman
[29:05] The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
[29:45] The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman
[31:15] Life of Pi, Yann Martel
[32:25] Touch and Go, Thad Nodine
[34:10] The Lost City of Z, David Grann
[35:45] The Terror, Dan Simmons
[37:45] Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
[39:45] The Room, Emma Donoghue
[40:05] An Untamed State, Roxane Gay
[41:15] The Tiger, John Vaillant
[42:25] The Pride of Baghdad, Brian K. Vaughan
[43:00] Watership Down, Richard Adams
[44:40] The Ascent of Rum Doodle, W.E. Bowman
[45:45] The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
[48:00] Let Books Be Books
[50:25] MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood (Oryx & Crake, Year of the Flood)
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Outro Music; I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

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February 17, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 66; Fan Fiction and Canon

Intro Music; Your Biggest Fan by Never Shout Never

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:20] Ms. Marvel, G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
[2:25] This One Summer, Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki, May 6 2014 (Skim)
[3:35] About Writing, Samuel R. Delaney

Rebecca

[4:50] The Confidence Code, Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, April 1 2014 (recommended by @SarahRettger)
[8:10] Galveston, Nic Pizzolatto  (Fuzzy Typewriter)
[9:55] The Noble Hustle, Colson Whitehead, May 6 2014 (Grantland essays)

Paul

[12:00] Hyenas, Joe R. Lansdale
[15:50] Dr. Who: Keeping Up with the Joneses, Nick Harkaway
[21:20] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (winner of The Kitchies’ Golden Tentacle Award)

Preeti

[22:30] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
[22:45] Landline, Rainbow Rowell, July 8 2014 (Fangirl)
[27:00] March, Geraldine Brooks
[27:30] The Thief, Megan Whalen Turner (Alanna series, Tamora Pierce)

Josh

[32:25] Get Some Headspace, Andy Puddicombe (Buddhify app)
[35:45] Summer Stories, Shanti Arts

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Intermission; Love Jones (Instrumental) by J Dilla

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Fan Fiction and Canon

[38:10] JK Rowling on Ron, Hermione, and Harry
[39:15] Fifty Shades of Grey, EL James
[39:45] Dragonriders of Pern, Anne McCaffrey
[40:15] The Keltiad, Patricia Kennealy
[40:50] “The Best and Weirdest of Game of Thrones Fan Fiction,” Molly Templeton; Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell
[40:20] Cinder, Marissa Meyer; City of Bones, Cassandra Clare
[42:48] The Shoebox Project
[51:20] The Dragonlance Chronicles, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
[55:15] Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys; Longbourn, Jo Baker; Finn, Jon Clinch; What Happened to Anna K., Irina Reyn
[57:10] Pride/Prejudice, Ann Herendeen
[1:01:07] S.E. Hinton and Supernatural
[1:01:40] L.J. Smith and The Vampire Diaries
[1:09:25] Jenn would write: Dresden Files fanfic
[1:10:00] Josh would write: Papers, Please fanfic
[1:11:00] Preeti would write: Little Women OR Legend of Zelda fanfic
[1:11:50] Hyrule Historia
[1:12:20] Paul would write: Manimal fanfic
[1:12:40] Rebecca would write: Empire Records fanfic

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Outro Music; Your Biggest Fan by Never Shout Never

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February 2, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 65; Young Adult Books

Intro Music; Oscar Isaac with Fare Thee Well

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:15] Vintage Beer, Patrick Dawson, March 1 2014
[2:40] Shotgun Lovesongs, Nickolas Butler, March 11 2014
[6:20] Rebel Bookseller, Andrew Laties

Jenn

[7:45] One Man, One Murder, Jacob Arjouni
[9:45] S., J.J. Abrams, Doug Dorst
[14:15] Roadside Picnic, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
[16:30] Redeployment, Phil Klay, March 4 2014 (The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien)

Preeti

[18:05] The Fifth Beatle, Vivek J. Tiwary
[18:45] Lexicon, Max Barry
[20:45] We Were Liars, E. Lockhart, May 14 2013
[21:30] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
[22:10] Hollow City, Ransom Riggs

Jenn

[24:00] The Liminal People, Ayize Jama-Everett

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Intermission; The Buccaneers by Brian Tyler

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Young Adult Books

ALA Youth Media Awards 2014
[28:30] Midwinterblood, Marcus Sedgwick
[29:00] Navigating Early, Clare Vanderpool
[29:45] Relish, Lucy Knisley
[30:00] Brewster, Mark Slouka
[30:30] Angry Robot Books
[31:30] The Year of Billy Miller, Kevin Henkes
[34:50] Tamora Pierce
[35:15] The Vampire Diaries, L.J. Smith
[36:00] His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
[38:30] AS King, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sara Zarr
[39:30] A Great and Terrible Beauty, Libba Bray
[41:00] Stoner, John Williams
[43:45] James Dashner, David Macinnis Gill
[44:15] Shipbreaker, Paolo Bacigalupi
[45:00] Railsea, China Mieville; Un Lun Dun
[45:40] I Hunt Killers, Barry Lyga
[47:50] All These Things I’ve Done, Gabrielle Zevin
[48:45] Gene Yang, MK Reed, Jim Ottaviani
[50:30] Bone, Jeff Smith
[50:55] Rocket Girl, Brandon Montclare, Amy Reeder
[51:50] Girl of Fire and Thorns, Rae Carson
[52:30] Rick Riordan
[55:30] Fairyland series, Catherynne M. Valente
[55:45] The Summer Prince, Alaya Dawn Johnson
[56:15] AS King, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sara Zarr (Story of a Girl)
[57:05] Chime, Franny Billingsley
[57:30] Pirates!, Celia Rees
[57:50] Magic Marks the Spot, Caroline Carlson
[58:00] Johnny Tremain, Esther Hoskins Forbes
[58:15] Chains, Forge, Laurie Halse Anderson
[58:20] Scorpio Races, Maggie Stiefvater; The Raven Boys
[1:01:05] Divergent, Veronica Roth
[1:02:20] Margo Lanagan; Tender Morsels, The Brides of Rollrock Island
[1:04:50] This Dark Endeavor, Kenneth Oppel
[1:07:05] “A Vampire is a Flexible Metaphor,” Kelly Link
[1:07:30] Rose Under Fire, Elizabeth Wein; Code Name Verity
[1:08:50] The Diviners, Libba Bray
[1:10:15] Every Day, David Levithan

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Outro Music; Oscar Isaac with Fare Thee Well

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January 19, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 64; Evaluating Our Reading Habits

Intro Music; Bad Habit by Joss Stone

What We’re Reading

Preeti

[1:30] The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri

Paul

[1:40] Silent City, Alex Segura
[5:30] Warhammer: Dan Abnett, Titanicus, Double Eagle

Jenn

[9:25] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
[11:10] Red or Dead, David Peace, May 27 2014 (The Damned Utd, reissue March 11 2014)
[13:15] Silence Once Begun, Jesse Ball, January 28 2014
[16:00] S., JJ Abrams, Doug Dorst
[17:35] Building Stories, Chris Ware

Rebecca

[21:25] Flowers in the Attic, VC Andrews
[29:00] An Untamed State, Roxane Gay, May 4 2014 (trigger warning)

Preeti

[33:30] The Impossible Knife of Memory, Laurie Halse Anderson (Reblog Book Club)

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Intermission; Fragments by Olivier Deriviere

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Evaluating Our Reading Habits

[42:00] The Clan of the Cave Bear, Jean Auel
[43:15] The Collected Stories of Richard Yates and A Tragic Honesty, Blake Bailey; Revolutionary Road
[44:45] Thank you to Stephanie for talking Jenn through biographies!
[45:21] Paul recommends: The Man Who Saw a Ghost, Devin McKinney; Jim Henson: The Biography, Brian Jay Jones; Johnny Cash: The Life, Robert Hilburn
[46:50] The Talented Mrs. Highsmith, Joan Schenkar
[47:20] Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, edited by Sarah Weinman
[48:55] Sarah Wendell, Smart Bitches Trashy Books
[50:40] Where’s the Diversity, via Lee & Low Books
[52:40] This Woman Read One Book From Every Country in the World, The Atlantic
[52:50] N.K. Jemisin: The Killing Moon & The Shadowed Sun
[53:45] The Liminal People, Ayize Jama-Everett
[54:25] A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, Xiaolu Guo
[56:00] Sex Criminals, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky
[57:30] Sex: The Summer of Hard, Joe Casey
[58:10] Essex County, Jeff Lemire
[58:25] Underwater Welder, Jeff Lemire
[58:36] Local, Brian Wood
[58:50] The Unwritten, Mike Carey, Peter Gross
[1:01:00] The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson, Kyle Baker
[1:03:25] Love is Power, or Something Like That, A. Igoni Barrett
[1:04:35] Lexicon, Max Barry
[1:06:20] The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, Shehan Karunatilaka
[1:06:50] We Were Liars, E. Lockhart, May 13 2014; The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
[1:08:10] The Miniature Wife: and Other Stories, Manuel Gonzalez
[1:10:00] The Rook, Daniel O’Malley
[1:11:30] Nick Harkaway: The Gone-Away World, Angelmaker
[1:11:40] The Shining Girls, Lauren Beukes
[1:12:10] Megan Abbott: Dare Me, The End of Everything
[1:13:45] The Secret History, Donna Tartt
[1:14:45] Skippy Dies, Paul Murray
[1:15:15] The Emperor’s Blades, Bryan Staveley
[1:16:45] Hi Liberty!
[1:19:20] As You Wish, Jackson Pearce

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Outro Music; Bad Habit by Joss Stone

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January 6, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 63; Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives

Intro Music; Girls Like Us by The Julie Ruin

What We’re Reading

Paul

[1:30] Dangerous Women, edited by George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois
[3:55] Parker: Slayground, Darwyn Cooke

Rebecca

[7:25] Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut
[10:45] A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
[12:40] Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg
[15:35] Equilateral, Ken Kalfus
[16:00] Wave, Sonali Deraniyagala
[17:30] A Kiss at Midnight, Eloisa James; Outlander, Diana Gabaldon

Josh

[18:40] The Pocket Beer Guide, Tim Webb, Stephen Beaumont; World’s Best Ciders, Pete Brown, Bill Bradshaw (Brewed Awakening, The Complete Beer Course)
[21:20] Immortal Iron Fist, Matt Fraction, Ed Brubaker, David Aja
[23:10] EarthBound, Ken Baumann (Boss Fight Books)
[26:50] The Word Exchange, Alena Graedon, April 8 2014

Rebecca

[30:55] One More Thing, B.J. Novak

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Intermission; “Runaway Five Left the Building" from Earthbound

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Book Club: Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, edited by Sarah Weinman

[35:25] Sarah Weinman on Twitter, @sarahw; In a Lonely Place, Dorothy B. Hughes
[36:25] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
[38:35] The Lottery and Other Stories, Shirley Jackson
[39:20] “Lamb to the Slaughter,” Roald Dahl
[41:50] The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard
[42:00] Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
[56:45] The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Outro Music; Girls Like Us by The Julie Ruin

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December 22, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 62; Our 2013 Favorites

Intro Music;  Gimme Gimmes, "Favorite Things"

What We’re Reading

Preeti

[1:10] Life After Life, Kate Atkinson

Jenn

[4:30] The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

Rebecca

[5:25] The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud

Josh

[9:45] The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking, Olivia Laing

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Intermission; The Starting Line, "Playing Favorites"

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Our 2013 Favorites

[16:50] Jenn: Again!, Emily Gravett

[18:05] Preeti: Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell; The Year of Billy Miller, Kevin Henkes

[20:35] Rebecca: The Interestings, Meg Wolitzer; Instructions for a Heatwave, Maggie O’Farrell

[24:35] Josh: The Last Girlfriend on Earth, Simon Rich

[27:50] Jenn: The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates: Magic Marks the Spot, Caroline Carlson (NYT review)

[30:25] Preeti: The Summer Prince, Alaya Dawn Johnson; House of Hades, Rick Riordan; Proxy, Alexander London

[34:55] Rebecca: I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, Jen Kirkman; Want Not, Jonathan Miles

[38:40] Josh: Drinking With Men, Rosie Schaap

[40:05] Jenn: When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams

[43:00] Preeti: TransAtlantic, Colum McCann

[45:25] Rebecca: All That Is, James Salter

[50:05] Josh: Gulp, Mary Roach

[53:00] Jenn: Equilateral, Ken Kalfus (pair with John Carter of Mars)

[56:30] Preeti: Rose Under Fire (companion to Code Name Verity), Elizabeth Wein


[57:50] Rebecca: The Dark Path, David Schickler; Going Clear, Lawrence Wright

[1:02:10] Josh: Cinnamon and Gunpowder, Eli Brown

[1:04:45] Jenn: The Haunted Bookshop, Christopher Morley (sequel to Parnassus on Wheels)

[1:07:50] Preeti: Saga, Vol. 2, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples; Amazing X-Men #1, Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness

[1:10:00] Rebecca: Lexicon, Max Barry

[1:14:30] Josh: Tampa, Alissa Nutting

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Outro Music; Gimme Gimmes, "Favorite Things"

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October 28, 2013  
Bookrageous Episode 61; Food and Food Books

Intro Music; Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk by Rufus Wainwright

What We’re Reading

Rebecca

[1:25] Smarter Than You Think, Clive Thompson

[4:20] Jaron Lanier (You Are Not a Gadget and Who Owns the Future)

[5:05] Going Clear, Lawrence Wright


Josh

[10:00] Sugar, Jenna Jameson (How to Make Love Like a Porn Star)

[13:10] The Fruit Hunters, Adam Leith Gollner

[15:07] Paddle Your Own Canoe, Nick Offerman (Buy, Borrow, Bypass)

[16:40] The Martian, Andy Weir, February 11 2014

Jenn

[18:20] Dirty Love, Andre Dubus III


[22:10] The Impossible Knife of Memory, Laurie Halse Anderson, January 7 2014 (SpeakWintergirls)

[24:30] Battle Magic, Tamora Pierce

[25:15] Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh, October 29 2013 (blog)

[26:25] Paddle Your Own Canoe, Nick Offerman

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Intermission; Eat It by Weird Al Yankovich

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Food and Food Books

[29:20] Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain

[30:10] Tender at the Bone, Ruth Reichl

[30:50] A Cook's Tour, Anthony Bourdain

[31:00] Anything That Moves, Dana Goodyear, November 14 2013

[33:20] Companion cookbooks: Game of Thrones, Brian Jacques' Redwall series

[35:00] Cooked books, Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker


[38:55] The Last Banquet, Jonathan Grimwood



[44:50] The Hunter, Richard Stark

[45:20] All That Is, James Salter

[48:40] Relish, Lucy Knisley

[49:00] Cinnamon and Gunpowder, Eli Brown


[49:30] Life is Meals, James Salter and Kay Salter

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Outro Music; Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk by Rufus Wainwright

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September 17, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 60; 3rd Anniversary and Listener Questions


Intro Music; Madness (by Muse, covered by Gin Wigmore)


What We’re Reading


Jenn


[1:30] Bleeding Edge, Thomas Pynchon

[2:55] Babayaga, Toby Barlow (Sharp Teeth)

[3:50] Happyland, J. Robert Lennon, October 1 2013 (Castle)

[4:55] 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

[6:20] Welcome to Night Vale, Commonplace Books


Rebecca


[8:35] Anything That Moves, Dana Goodyear, November 14 2013

[11:50] Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down, Rosecranz Baldwin (The Morning News)

[13:45] Oyster; Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake, Sarah MacLean


Josh


[19:00] Cocktail Time, P.G. Wodehouse

[23:30] Shakespeare’s Pub, Pete Brown

[24:30] The Book of Men, edited by Colum McCann, November 5 2013


Intermission; Arabella by the Arctic Monkeys



3rd Anniversary and Listener Questions


Shout-out to Books on the Nightstand!


[32:20] The Haunted Bookshop, Christopher Morley


Top 3 personally-defining books


[36:00] Jenn: The Gone-Away World, Nick Harkaway; The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin; The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie

[36:40] Rebecca: When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams; The Giver, Lois Lowry; The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

[37:00] The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon; The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell; Hamlet, William Shakespeare


Take your favorite book out on a date


[38:30] Jenn: bruschetta picnic, in a castle, with The Gone-Away World

[39:21] Rebecca: A Prayer for Owen Meany, burgers or hot dogs and beer in the giant truck, smoking cigarettes at the baseball diamond

[40:20] Josh: Kavalier & Clay, out for a knish in Brooklyn, drinking Brooklyn lager

[40:45] Rebecca: A Sport and A Pastime out for a beach picnic in the south of France


Which fictional city/planet would you most like to reside?


[41:15] Jenn: vacation in Beszel & Ul Qoma (The City & The City, China Mieville)

[41:43] Rebecca: the academic world of The Secret History (Donna Tartt)

[42:25] Jenn: the universe of Saga (Brian K. Vaughan)

[43:20] Rebecca & Josh: Brakebills (The Magicians, Lev Grossman)

[44:00] Josh: the Team Whale/Team Krill world (Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Karen Russell)

[44:15] the American West of Pam Houston or the slight future of Lexicon (Max Barry)


What books do you love even though the author is an ass-hat? Have you ever hate-read a book?


[45:05] Jenn: Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card

[45:40] Rebecca: The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen; hate-read all of the Twilight books, Nicholas Sparks, 50 Shades of Grey

[46:50] Josh: comics of Frank Miller; hate-read 50 Shades of Grey


What books have you wanted to like but didn’t?


[51:45] Josh: still trying to find a romance that clicks (Jenn: Blood of the Wicked, Karina Cooper)

[52:35] Jenn: has yet to find a cookbook that doesn’t ultimately befuddle her (Rebecca: Serve Yourself, Joe Yonan; Josh: Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook)

[55:55] Rebecca: hasn’t found a big epic fantasy series to get into yet (except for The Lord of the Rings); still working on reading more YA (aside from A.S. King)


Goals?


[58:15] steal ideas from Literary Disco



Outro Music; Madness (by Muse, covered by Gin Wigmore)



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August 28, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 59; Tampa by Alissa Nutting

Intro Music; Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:20] Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart

Rebecca

[2:45] MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

Stefan

[6:40] Carry On, Jeeves by PG Wodehouse

Roxane

[9:18] Karate Chop: Stories by Dorthe Nors

Casey

[12:30] Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon

Intermission; Brazilian Boys by Bonde do Role

Book Club Discussion - TAMPA by Alissa Nutting

[14:40] We get into Tampa! Spoilers and frank language abound.

Outro Music; Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard

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July 27, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 58; Reading and Re-Reading

Intro Music; L.A. by The March Divide

What We’re Reading

Kevin

[1:56] We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider

[3:56] Fables, Bill Willingham

[5:55] Mo' Betta Blues: The World According to Questlove, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Ben Greenman

[6:40] A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, David Foster Wallace

[6:55] Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion

Rebecca

[7:12] You Are One of Them, Elliott Holt

[10:24] The Returned, Jason Mott

[12:55] The Leftovers, Tom Perrotta; The Illumination, Kevin Brockmeier

[13:03] Battleborn, Claire Vaye Watkins

[14:15] When Beauty Tamed the Beast, Eloisa James

Josh

[16:02] Solo, DC Comics

[19:00] Songs of Willow Frost, Jamie Ford; Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford

[21:20] American Ski Resort Architecture, Style, Experience, Margaret Supplee Smith

Intermission; Beer Swindlers by RADSTEWART

Reading and Re-Reading

[24:08] Practical Classics, Kevin Smokler

[27:28] Why do we re-read? Comfort, education, and elucidation

[29:22] Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

[32:00] Toni Morrison

[33:44] Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger

[37:12] You Are Not So Smart, David McRaney

[40:45] The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

[41:27] There are no have-to's in re-reading

[47:47] When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams

[51:20] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

[54:17] Mother Night, Kurt Vonnegut Jr

[55:18] The Secret History, Donna Tartt

[56:15] Skippy Dies, Paul Murray

[56:28] The Hangover and Myst, because reasons

[57:48] The Never List, Koethi Zan

Outro Music; L.A. by The March Divide

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