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September 1, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 82; Diversity in Books

Intro Music; "Bad Karma" by Ida Maria

What We’re Reading


[1:05] Victoire, Maryse Conde

[2:30] Bright Lines, Tanwi Nandini Islam

[3:40] Kalpa Imperial, Angelica Gorodischer


[5:00] Drinking in America, Susan Cheever (October 13 2015)

[6:10] The Witches: Salem, 1962, Stacy Schiff (October 27 2015)

[9:15] Out on the Wire, Jessica Abel


[11:00] The Year We Fell Apart, Emily Martin (January 26 2016)

[13:15] Loki: Agent of Asgard

[15:35] Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates


Intermission; "Intermission" by Lee Fields and the Expressions


Diversity in Books

[23:50] We Need Diverse Books

[24:10] We Need Diverse Romance, and

[25:05] On a Red Station, Drifting, Aliette de Bodard

[25:50] Lambda Literary Awards (LGBTQ)
Stonewall Book Awards (LGBTQ)
Schneider Family Book Awards for disability in lit

[27:10] Challenger Deep, Neal Shusterman

[27:50] Coretta Scott King Award (African American lit)
Michael L. Printz Award
Alex Awards (for adult books with YA appeal)

[29:45] Words Without Borders
PEN America
Neustadt Prize for International Literature
Lambda Literary

[34:40] Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is, John Scalzi

[37:05] Liar, Justine Larbalestier

[38:05] The Kane Chronicles, Rick Riordan

[39:30] ‘Bring It On’: The Complete Oral History

[41:15] Nalini Singh

[42:48] Chimera, David Wellington

[43:20] My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me, Jennifer Teege

[44:45] Gemsigns, Stephanie Saulter

[46:10] The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu

[46:30] The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere, John Chu

[47:20] Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli

[48:30] Radio Silence and Signal Boost, Alyssa Cole

[50:30] The Kitchen Daughter, Jael McHenry

[51:35] Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel

[51:50] Secret Wars: Romance

[53:15] The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

[53:30] Batgirl, and its fixes for transphobic language

[53:55] Gotham Academy

[54:00] Fresh Romance

[54:10] Jem and the Holograms, Kelly Thompson and Sophie Campbell

54:25 Lumberjanes (now canon!)

54:50 George, Alex Gino

[55:30] Gracefully Grayson, Ami Polonsky

[58:00] Write Bloody Publishing


Outro; "Bad Karma" by Ida Maria


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