Nov 27, 2019
EAST OF EDEN by John Steinbeck
NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney
The crew digs into two beloved books, one a classic, one a new release. Toby discusses biblical allusions and fun sociopaths in EAST OF EDEN, while Bailey reconnects with high school ex-boyfriends via Sally Rooney’s NORMAL PEOPLE. Plus, Andrew teaches us the...
Nov 20, 2019
To celebrate the annual Goodreads Choice Awards, we compete in Goodreads’ Never-Ending Book Quiz! The trivia questions are based on the books we’ve read, so you’d think that we’d be good at this. You’d think.
Try the quiz for yourself here:
Nov 13, 2019
THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green
MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION by Ottessa Moshfegh
This week, we dig deep into two recent bestsellers: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION! We discuss teen romance, the allure of sleep, and famous events in Dutch history. (Spoiler alert, Toby hasn’t heard of...
Nov 6, 2019
Inspired by both Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Taylor Swift, we choose the literary characters we wish were part of our best friend “squads.” Unsurprisingly, Bailey picks multiple cats. Plus, Andrew reveals the person he’d most want to host his holiday party, and Toby shares his plan to survive the apocalypse.