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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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Oct 21, 2020

PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke.

 

Susanna Clarke is back with a brand-new world for us to explore! After wowing Bailey and Toby with her debut novel (followed by a 16 year gap), will this live up to one of our hosts’ all time favorites? Also, we try to escape a trivia maze, discuss which books Maggie the baby likes, and...


Oct 7, 2020

THE ADRIAN MOLE DIARIES by Sue Townsend

TALES by Amiri Baraka

In this week's episode, the crew takes on two firebrands from different sides of the Atlantic--Sue Townsend and Amiri Baraka--who wrote two wildly different books--THE ADRIAN MOLES DIARIES and TALES. They discuss their roller coaster lives all without...


Sep 23, 2020

MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER by Oyinkan Braithwaite

WITCHES ABROAD by Terry Pratchett

This week Toby fantasysplains the Discworld series to a skeptical Bailey, Bailey gushes about 2018’s #1 subway read (according to Andrew), and we all ponder the significance of the number of famous authors who worked in the energy...


Sep 9, 2020

WOLF HALL by Hilary Mantel
WHITE IS FOR WITCHING by Helen Oyeyemi
 
Bailey and Dillon are back and ready to dig deep into English history! First, Andrew contemplates how many Thomases is too many in Hilary Mantel's WOLF HALL. Then, Bailey visits a racist haunted house in WHITE IS FOR WITCHING, a gothic coming of age...


Aug 26, 2020

THE BARON IN THE TREES by Italo Calvino
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS by Marlon James
 
This week we dive into THE BARON IN THE TREES by Italo Calvino and A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS by Marlon James. We ask important questions like - Will Andrew like a book that Toby has abandoned? Will Toby like this novel as...