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Most people have books on their shelves they’ve been meaning to read. Bailey has 125. With this podcast, she and her friends set out to finish their ever-growing To Read Lists.

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May 18, 2022

THE RIGHT STUFF by Tom Wolfe & SURVIVE THE NIGHT by Riley Sager.

This episode comprehensively addresses the age-old question: why do some dudes become astronauts while others become serial killers? Perhaps THE RIGHT STUFF by Tom Wolfe and SURVIVE THE NIGHT by Riley Sager have the answers. Plus, we share our thoughts on...

May 4, 2022

IN THE DREAM HOUSE by Carmen Maria Machado & THE WITCH ELM by Tana French


This week, two popular authors make their To Read List bows! Andrew reviews Carmen Maria Machado’s powerful memoir, IN THE DREAM HOUSE, and Bailey digs into Tana French’s THE WITCH ELM. Will Andrew like the unique structure of Machado’s...

Apr 20, 2022

FINGERSMITH by Sarah Waters & A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES by John Kennedy Toole.

This week, Toby takes a twisty ride with queer Victorian tricksters in Sarah Waters' astounding FINGERSMITH. Then, Bailey travels to the Big Easy with Ignatius J. Reilly, a bombastic character she won't soon forget. Plus, the hosts test how...

Apr 6, 2022

Episode 85


This week on the podcast Andrew engages with Marjane Satrapi’s critically acclaimed graphic novel (or comic book) PERSEPOLIS, and Bailey gets to investigate a book that has been on her mind for years - Carl Hiassen’s HOOT. Plus we learn of the existence...

Mar 23, 2022

INVISIBLE MAN by Ralph Ellison & MY BODY by Emily Ratajkowski. This week, Toby covers Ralph Ellison's 1952 masterpiece, INVISIBLE MAN. And no, it's not about a spooky ghost. Then, Bailey digs into MY BODY, a sharp essay collection by model/actress/activist/influencer Emily Ratajkowski that will make you think twice...