Bookrageous Episode 38; Desert Island Books
Intro Music; Message in a Bottle - The Vienna Boys Choir
What We’re Reading
[1:30] Paul takes Jenn to task over advance reading/recommending
[2:15] The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, Catherynne Valente (The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, October 2 2012)
[3:40] Zombie, J.R. Angelella, June 5 2012
[4:35] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn, June 5 2012
[5:10] Let Me Clear My Throat, Elena Passarello, October 1 2012
[6:13] What is the Wilhelm Scream, you ask? We will tell you. In great (specifically Star Wars) detail.
[9:15] Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?, Brian Cronin
[22:00] Prophet, written by Brandon Graham
Intermission; Rock N Roll is the Answer - Joey Ramone
Desert Island Books
[27:55] Thanks to @tfheller for the idea!
[28:28] What exactly was the assignment? Because Josh has two lists, and Paul has a spreadsheet.
[34:00] Josh: 50 Funniest American Writers, Andy Borowitz
[35:40] Jenn: The Gone-Away World, Nick Harkaway
[37:25] Paul: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
[38:30] Josh: also The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
[38:58] Jenn: Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry
[43:48] Josh: Watchmen, Alan Moore
[45:58] Jenn: A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman
[51:01] Josh: Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy, Steven Cahn
[52:56] Jenn: The Oxford Shakespeare
[58:18] Josh: Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
[1:01:45] Jenn: Tuesday, David Wiesner
[1:03:05] Paul: a pack of yellow legal pads
Outro; Message in a Bottle - The Vienna Boys Choir
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