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Reading Envy 246: Unsettling Endings with Yanira
Apr 26 2022
Reading Envy 246: Unsettling Endings with Yanira
Yanira shares why she deleted Goodreads and how it's improved her reading life, and we talk about rereading books before we dig into books we've read and liked lately. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 246: Unsettling Endings Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Very Cold People by Sarah MangusoEnd of the World House by Adrienne CeltA Very Nice Girl by Imogen CrimpThe Memory Librarian and Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe, Yohanca Delgado, Eve L. Ewing, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Danny Lore, and Sheree Renee ThomasJoan is Okay by Weike WangOther mentions:  A House of My Own: Stories from My Life by Sandra CisnerosThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Hating Game by Sally ThorneThe Hating Game (film)Normal People by Sally RooneyConversations with Friends (tv adaptation)Bridgerton (Netflix)Leave the World Behind by Rumaan AlamThe Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz, translated by Elisabeth JaquetteThe Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn JohnsonDirty Computer (album)Dirty Computer [Emotion Picture]Chemistry by Weike WangEither/Or by Elif BatumanThe Idiot by Elif BatumanThe Possessed by Elif BatumanLessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, read by Miranda RaisonRelated episodes: Episode 070 - Words Like Weapons with Yanira Ramirez Episode 096 - Not Without Hope with Yanira RamirezEpisode 108 - Venn Diagram with Yanira Ramirez  Episode 141 - Profound and Tedious Work with Yanira RamirezEpisode 181 - An Awkward Woman with Yanira RamirezStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 246: Unsettling Endings with Yanira
Apr 26 2022
Reading Envy 246: Unsettling Endings with Yanira
Yanira shares why she deleted Goodreads and how it's improved her reading life, and we talk about rereading books before we dig into books we've read and liked lately. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 246: Unsettling Endings Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Very Cold People by Sarah MangusoEnd of the World House by Adrienne CeltA Very Nice Girl by Imogen CrimpThe Memory Librarian and Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe, Yohanca Delgado, Eve L. Ewing, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Danny Lore, and Sheree Renee ThomasJoan is Okay by Weike WangOther mentions:  A House of My Own: Stories from My Life by Sandra CisnerosThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Hating Game by Sally ThorneThe Hating Game (film)Normal People by Sally RooneyConversations with Friends (tv adaptation)Bridgerton (Netflix)Leave the World Behind by Rumaan AlamThe Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz, translated by Elisabeth JaquetteThe Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn JohnsonDirty Computer (album)Dirty Computer [Emotion Picture]Chemistry by Weike WangEither/Or by Elif BatumanThe Idiot by Elif BatumanThe Possessed by Elif BatumanLessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, read by Miranda RaisonRelated episodes: Episode 070 - Words Like Weapons with Yanira Ramirez Episode 096 - Not Without Hope with Yanira RamirezEpisode 108 - Venn Diagram with Yanira Ramirez  Episode 141 - Profound and Tedious Work with Yanira RamirezEpisode 181 - An Awkward Woman with Yanira RamirezStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 245: Looking Back at the Russian Novel
Apr 19 2022
Reading Envy 245: Looking Back at the Russian Novel
At the end of March, a handful of us gathered to discuss what we had read for the Russian novel quarter of Reading Envy Russia. We also discuss the works we abandoned, some dips into Ukrainian literature, and talked more about what makes a novel quintessentially Russian. Thanks to all who joined in during this chat, in Goodreads, and in social media!Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 245: Looking Back at the Russian Novel  Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People who Read Them by Elif BatumanThe Anna Karenina Fix by Viv GroskopDead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa VolkhonskyA Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov, translated by Paul FooteThe Aviator by Eugene Vodolazkin, translated by Lisa C. HaydenLaurus by Eugene VodolazkinFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesThe Mountain and the Wall by Alisa Ganieva, translated by Carol ApollonioThe Hall of the Singing Caryatids by Victor Pelevin, translated by Andrew BromfieldWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyThe Kingdom of God is Within You by Leo TolstoyPale Fire by Vladimir NabokovLolita by Vladimir NabokovInfinite Jest by David Foster WallaceZuleikha by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. HaydenI Will Die in a Foreign Land by Kalani PickhartBrisbane by Eugene Vodolazkin, translated by Marian SchwarzThe Orphanage by Serhiy Zhadan, translated by Reilly Costigan-Humes and Isaac Stackhouse WheelerLucky Breaks by Yevgenia Belorusets, translated by Eugene OstahevskyLife Went on Anyway: Stories by Oleg Sentsov, translated by Uilleam Blacker Other mentions:Ted ChiangKen LiuHanya Yanagihara"Men Who Explain Lolita to Me" by Rebecca Solnit on LitHub"Dead Soul" by Masha Gessen in Vanity FairSt. Michael's bells ringing in 2013Related episodes:Episode 237 - Reading Goals 2022Episode 241 - Feral Pigeons with LaurieEpisode 243 - Russian Novel Speed Date Stalk us online:Reading Envy Readers on Goodreads (home of Reading Envy Russia)Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. You can see the full collection for Reading Envy Russia 2022 on Bookshop.org.
Reading Envy 244: 2nd Quarter - Russian Non-Fiction
Apr 5 2022
Reading Envy 244: 2nd Quarter - Russian Non-Fiction
Lauren W. will be co-hosting this non-fiction quarter of Reading Envy Russia. We share books we have already read and freely recommend, and also chat about the piles and shelves of books we are considering. Let us know your recommendations and where you hope to start in the comments, or join the conversation in Goodreads.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 244: 2nd Quarter - Russian Non-Fiction Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books we can recommend: Memories from Moscow to the Black Sea by Teffi Tolstoy, Rasputin, Others, and Me: The Best of Teffi by TeffiSecondhand Timeby Svetlana AlexievichThe Unwomanly Face of Warby Svetlana AlexievichLast Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Pevear & VolokhonskyZinky Boysby Svetlana AlexievichVoices of Chernobyl (also titled Chernobyl Prayer) by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Keith GessenOther Russias by Victoria Lomasko, translated by Thomas CampbellThe Future is History by Masha Gessen Never Rememberby Masha Gessen, photography by Misha FriedmanWhere the Jews Aren’t by Masha Gessen Pushkin’s Children by Tatyana Tolstaya The Slynx by Tatyana TolstayaImperium by Ryszard Kapucinski, translated by Klara GlowczewskaA Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia’s Most Seductive Spy by Deborah McDonald and Jeremy DronfieldPutin Country by Anne GarrelsLetters: Summer 1926 by Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Rainer Maria Rilke Sovietistan by Erika Fatland The Commissar Vanishes by David King Gulag by Anne Applebaum The Iron Curtain by Anne Applebaum The Magical Chorus by Solomon Volkov, translated by Antonina Bouis  Shostaskovich and Stalin by Solomon Volkov The Tiger by John Vaillant Owls of the Eastern Ice by Jonathan Slaght How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution by Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut Please to the Table by Anya von Bremzen Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya von Bremzen Books we are considering: All Lara’s Wars by Wojchiech Jagielski, translated by Antonia Lloyd-JonesGulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, translated by Eric Ericson (there is a unabridged 1800+ pg, and an author approved abridged version, 400-some pages) Journey into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzburg, translated by Paul Stevenson, Max Hayward Kolyma Tales by Varlam Shalamov, translated by John GladRiot Days by Maria AlyokhinaSpeak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov The Life Written by Himself by Avvakum Petrov My Childhood by Maxim Gorky Teffi: A Life of Letters and Laughter by Edythe Haber Hope Against Hope by Nadezhda Mandelstam, tr. Max Hayward The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Eugene Yelchin Putin's Russia: life in a failing democracy by Anna Politkovskaya ; translated by Arch Tait. A Russian diary: a journalist's final account of life, corruption, and death in Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya Notes on Russian Literature by F.M. DostoevskyThe Sinner and the Saint: Dostoevsky and the Gentleman Murderer Who Inspired a Masterpiece by Kevin Birmingham The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses by Kevin BirminghamLess than One: Selected Essays by Joseph Brodsky Tolstoy Together by Yiyun Li The Border by Erika Fatland Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M.T. Anderson Red Plenty by Francis Spufford Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire by David Remnick Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder The Last Empire: Final Days of the Soviet Union by Serhii PlokhyThe Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine by Serhii PlokhyChernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe by Serhii PlokhyNuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Serhii PlokhyMan with the Poison Gun: a Cold War Spy Story by Serhii PlokhyBabi Yar: A Document in the Form of a Novel by Anatoly Kuznetsov, tr. David Floyd Manual for Survival: An Environmental History of the Chernobyl Disaster by Kate Brown Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters by Kate BrownA Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland by Kate BrownOctober: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Mieville Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia by Peter Pomerantsev Across the Ussuri Kray by Vladimir Arsenyev, translated by Slaght An Armenian Sketchbook by Vasily Grossman, translated by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army by Vasily GrossmanThe Road by Vasily GrossmanStalking the Atomic City: Life Among the Decadent and Depraved of Chernobyl by Markiyan Kamysh Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia by David Greene Mamushka: Recipes from Ukraine & beyond by Olia HerculesRed Sands by Caroline EdenBlack Sea by Caroline Eden Tasting Georgia by Carla Capalbo  Other mentions:PEN list of writers against PutinNew Yorker article about Gessen siblings Thanksgivukkah 2013  League of Kitchens - Uzbek lessonLeague of Kitchens - Russian lessonMasha Gessen on Ezra Klein podcast, March 2022Related episodes:Episode 067 - Rain and Readability with Ruth(iella) Episode 084 - A Worthy Tangent with Bryan Alexander Episode 138 - Shared Landscape with Lauren Weinhold Episode 237 - Reading Goals 2022Episode 243 - Russian Novel Speed Date Stalk us online:Reading Envy Readers on Goodreads (home of Reading Envy Russia)Lauren at GoodreadsLauren is @end.notes on InstagramJenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. You can see the full collection for Reading Envy Russia 2022 on Bookshop.org.
Reading Envy 243: Russian Novel Speed Date
Mar 29 2022
Reading Envy 243: Russian Novel Speed Date
It's been a while since I've done a speed dating bonus episode, and this one is all about Russian novels for the Reading Envy Russia novel quarter. I discuss books I tried, what I think of them, and books I read previously. We might be moving on to non-fiction officially, but that doesn't mean we have to leave Russian literature behind forever. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 243: Russian Novel Speed Date Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:An Evening with Claire by Gaito Gazdanov, translated by Bryan KaretnykThe Sentence by Louise ErdrichFirst Love by Ivan Turgenev, translated by Richard FreebornEugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, translated by Leo TolstoyOblomov by Ivan Goncherov, translated by Stephen PearlLolita by Vladimir NabokovZuleikha by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. HaydenThe Time of Women by Elena Chizhova, translated by Simon Patterson and Nina ChordasUntraceable by Sergei Lebedev, translated by Antonina W. BouisOblivion by Sergei Lebedev, translated by Antonina W. BouisBrisbane by Eugene Vodolazkin, translated by Marian SchwartzLaurus by Eugene Vodolazkin, translated by Lisa C. HaydenAnna K.: A Love Story by Jenny LeeAnna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Constance GarrettThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, translated by David McDuffThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa VolokhonskyA Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony MarraThe Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony MarraCity of Thieves by David BenioffA Gentleman in Moscow by Amor TowlesThe Bookworm by Mitch SilverA Terrible Country by Keith GessenFardwor, Russia! by Oleg Kashin, translated by Will EvansRelated episodes:  Episode 228 - Full of Secrets with Audrey Episode 135 - Speed Dating 2018, Round 5Episode 113 - Speed Dating 2018, round 1Episode 117 - Speed Dating 2018, round 2Episode 120 - Summer Reading; Speed Dating 2018, round 3   Episode 128 - Poetry and Whale Guts (Bonus episode; Speed Dating 2018, round 4)Episode 063 - Desolation Road (book speed dating and books on grief)Episode 059 - Are you Inspired Yet? bonus book speed datingEpisode 047 - Sex with Elvis: Bonus Book Speed Dating EpisodeEpisode 035 - Speed Dating Books   Stalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 241: Feral Pigeons with Laurie
Mar 8 2022
Reading Envy 241: Feral Pigeons with Laurie
Laurie is back and we talk about book challenges, even one in French! Since she is a biologist, science comes up as a theme in multiple ways. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 241: Feral Pigeons Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:Cat's Cradle by Kurt VonnegutThe Trees by Percival EverettA Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching by Rosemary MoscoBroken Halves of a Milky Sun: Poems by Aaiún NinThe Unwinding and Other Dreams by Jackie MorrisOther mentions:  Think Again by Adam GrantThe Hall of the Singing Caryatids by Victor Pelevin, translated by Andrew BromfieldThe Possessed by Elif BatumanPutin's Russia by Darryl CunninghamLilly Library - Kurt Vonnegut collectionTelephone by Percival EverettThe American Pigeon MuseumThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExuperyPigeoneticsUnbound PublisherThe Silent Unwinding by Jackie MorrisMy Year of Meats by Ruth OzekiRhythm of War by Brandon SandersonGreat Plains by Ian FrazierEcho by Thomas Olde Heuvelt  by Ali HazelwoodThe Love Hypothesis by Ali HazelwoodThe Three Robbers by Tomi UngererRelated episodes: Episode 065 - Creeping through the Uncanny Valley with guest Bryan Alexander Episode 069 - Evil Librarian/SFBRP Crossover Episode with Luke and Juliane Episode 201 - Wrestling with Complexity with Elizabeth and LaurieEpisode 216 - Eloquent and Elegant with KalaEpisode 231 - Psychological Terrorism with Reggie Episode 233 - Get Into Trouble with Ruth Stalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Laurie on TwitterLaurie is @dryapyapi on InstagramLaurie at GoodreadsAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 240: Air Quotes with Chris Carey
Feb 22 2022
Reading Envy 240: Air Quotes with Chris Carey
Chris visits the podcast for the first time, where we discuss web comics and where they live, book clubs and book goals, book slumps and book challenges. We also manage to discuss several debut novels across a wide range of genres, but all with strong representation!Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 240: Air Quotes Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:The Wolf at the Door by Charlie AdharaHow High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia NagamatsuThe Charm Offensive by Alison CochrunIslands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, performed by Tantoo CardinalSummer Sons by Lee MandeloOther mentions:  Gotham OutsidersThirsty on ToonTalking ComicsMy Gentle GiantWEBTOONBatman: Wayne Family AdventuresWattpadReading Glasses PodcastReading Glasses ChallengeHeaving Bosoms PodcastHeaving Bosoms' Reading EmbraceBig Bad Wolf Series by Charlie AdharaGail CarrigerNagamatsu playlist at Largehearted BoyStiff by Mary RoachSmoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin DoughtySunshine Cleaning (film)The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah KrasnosteinromIndigenous Reading Circle in PatreonNoopiming by Leanne Betasamosake SimpsonBojack Horseman (tv show)Horrorstör by Grady HendrixThe Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady HendrixWe Sold Our Souls by Grady HendrixWoman Eating by Claire KohdaThe Final Girl Support Group by Grady HendrixThe Employees by Olga Gavn, translated by Martin AitkenRelated episodes: Episode 060 - A Good Era for Communists with Rose Davis Episode 148 - Multiple Lives with JeffEpisode 191 - Stealthy yet Sparkly with Gail CarrigerEpisode 231 - Psychological Terrorism with Reggie Stalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Chris on TwitterAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 239: Gross but Subtle with Katie
Feb 8 2022
Reading Envy 239: Gross but Subtle with Katie
Katie joins me for the first time from the far north to discuss her own reading, plus one very creative solution for reading short stories with a book club. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 239: Gross but Subtle Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:Salt Slow by Julia ArmfieldThe Sentence by Louise ErdrichSufferance by Thomas KingSeek You: A Journey through American Loneliness by Kristen RadtkeGutter Child by Jael RichardsonOther mentions: Well-Read BooksColes Books"The Great Awake" by Julia ArmfieldWayward Children series by Seanan McGuireTournament of BooksLove Medicine by Louise ErdrichThe Night Watchman by Louise ErdrichGreen Grass, Running Water by Thomas KingIndian Horse by Richard WagameseThe Marrow Thieves by Cherie DimalineThe Break by Katherena VermetteThe Strangers by Katherena Vermette (forthcoming, hopefully)Drawing Loneliness with Kristen Radtke (video)Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?: Stories by Kathleen CollinsHalf-Blood Blues by Esi EdugyanIn Concrete by Anne Garrétta, translated by Emma RamadanRelated episodes: Episode 077 - No One Messes With a Wolf with Shawn MooneyEpisode 181 - An Awkward Woman with Yanira RamirezEpisode 190 - The Good Life with AlexEpisode 202 - Jacket Flap with Chris and EmilyStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Katie is @katie_sikkes on InstagramAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 238: Inanimate Objects with Courtney
Jan 25 2022
Reading Envy 238: Inanimate Objects with Courtney
Courtney is back and before we jump into discussion of books we've read and liked recently, we discuss how our reading has changed over time.  Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 238: Inanimate Objects Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:The Witch's Heart by Genevieve GornichecThe Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak The Orchid Thief by Susan OrleanThe Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth OzekiApple Island: Or the Truth about Teachers by Douglas EvansOther mentions: Washington Black by Esi EdugyanThe Starless Sea by Erin MorgensternPicnic in the Ruins by Todd Robert PetersonThe Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha MukherjeeThe Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha MukherjeeFive Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri FinkRagnarokNorse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, read by Neil GaimanThe Library Book by Susan OrleanThe Food Explorer by Daniel StoneSeeds of Blood and Beauty by Ann LindsayA Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiThe Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine ArdenAriadne by Jennifer SaintThe Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. LiebermanThe Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literatureby Viv Groskop Related episodes: Episode 179 - Think of the Bees with Courtney BursonEpisode 222 - Minty Fresh with CourtneyStalk us online:Courtney at GoodreadsCourtney is @conservio on LitsyJenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 237: Reading Goals 2022
Jan 11 2022
Reading Envy 237: Reading Goals 2022
Jenny talks about her reading goals for 2022, starts thinking about Russian novels, and reflects on reading goals for 2021. Next time we'll be back to our regular episodes!Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 237: Reading Goals 2022 Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Discussion Links:Reading Envy Russia - shared folder with challenge documents, etc.Reading Envy Readers - discussion in Goodreads (join the group)The Possessed by Elif BatumanAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyThe Brothers Karamazov by Leo TolstoyThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovLolita by Vladimir NobokovEugene Onegin by Alexander PushkinOblomov by Ivan GoncharovUntraceable by Sergei LebedevOblivion by Sergei LebedevZuleikha by Guzel YakhinaBrisbane by Eugene VodolazkinAn Evening with Claire by Gaito GazdanovA Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George SaundersFurrowed MiddlebrowIndigenous Reading CircleReading Around the World - countries still neededUpdated Europe focus for 2021The Free Black Women's Library#ReadtheWorld21 (look for it in Instagram)Related episodes: Episode 210 - Reading Goals 2021Stalk me online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 236: Best Reads of 2021
Dec 28 2021
Reading Envy 236: Best Reads of 2021
Jenny asked previous podcast guests to chat about their top reads of the year, whether or not they were published in 2021. Jenny also chimes in with her own obscure categories. Please enjoy hearing from Tina, Tom, Lindy, Trish, Andrew, Kim, Jeff, Elizabeth, Audrey, Scott, Robin, Mina, Emily, Chris, Nadine, and Ross. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 236: Best Reads of 2021 Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:(duplicates removed) Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 edited by Ibram x. Kendo and Keisha N. BlaineBroken Horses written and read by Brandi CarlileSeveral People are Typing by Calvin KasulkeWhen the Light of the World was Subdued edited by Joy HarjoBraiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall KimmererThe Murderbot Diaries series by Martha WellsXeni by Rebekah WeatherspoonAct Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia HibbertThe Love Hypothesis by Ali HazelwoodAmerican Dreamer by Adriana Herrera, narrated by Sean ChristenFight Night by Miriam ToewsNervous Conditions trilogy by Tsitsi Dangarembga The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deeshaw Philyaw, read by Janina EdwardsExhalation: Stories by Ted ChiangSeasonal Quartet by Ali SmithHow to Be Both by Ali SmithMaddAddam trilogy by Margaret AtwoodBarkskins by Annie ProulxSigns for Lost Children by Sarah Moss Tidal Zone by Sarah MossLadivine by Marie Ndiaye To Cook a Bear by Mikael NiemiKindred by Octavia ButlerThe Heart’s Invisible Furies by John BoyneThe Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. SchwabMexican Gothic by Sylvia Moreno-GarciaSummer Sons by Lee Mandelo 
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir Hidden Wyndham: Life, Love, Letters by Amy BinnsChasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto by Alan Stern and David GrinspoonDune by Frank HerbertOne Long River of Song by Bryan DoyleInk Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience edited by Patrice Vecchione and Alyssa RaymondRazorblade Tears by S.A. CosbyBlacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby Sparrow Envy by J. Drew LanhamHome is not a Country by Safia ElhilloMoon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig RiceCutting for Stone by Abraham VergheseWretchedness by Andrzej TichyThe Twilight Zone by Nona FernandezPeach Blossom Paradise by Ge FeiThe Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois by Honoree JeffersSummer Brother by Jaap Robben; translateld by David DohertyNjal’s Saga by AnonymousBrood by Jackie PollenNobody Ever Talks About Anything But the End: A Memoir by Lizi LevineNancy by Bruno Lloret; translated by Ellen JonesShadow King by Maaza MengisteShuggie Bain by Douglas StuartThe Overstory by Richard PowersCloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony DoerrCity of Brass by S.A. ChakrabortyThe Actual Star by Monica ByrneBewilderment by Richard PowersThe Galaxy and the Ground Within by Becky ChambersA Psalm for the Wild Built by Becky Chambers  O Beautiful by Jung YunWhile Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams, narrated by Adenrele OjoShelter by Jung YunMy Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth RussellLove and Saffron
 by Kim FayShadow Life by Hiromi Goto and Ann Xu Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo MartinezThe Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi VoThe Seed Keeper by Diane WilsonOpen Water by Caleb Azumah NelsonGreat Circle by Maggie ShipsteadTelephone by Percival EverettWhen We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamín Labatut; translated by Adrian West; read by Adam Barr To Calais in Ordinary Time by James MeekThe Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire by William DalrympleA Spare Life by Lidija Dimkovska, translated by Christina E. KramerMud Sweeter than Honey: Voices of Communist Albania by Margo Rejmer, translated by Antonio Lloyd-JonesSovietistan: Travels in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan by Erika Flatland, translated by Kari DicksonRelated episodes: Episode 046 - Books for Your Kitty Party (The Best of 2015) with Libby Young and many other guestsEpisode 075 - After the Year We've Had (Best of 2016)Episode 105 - Best Reads of 2017 Episode 139 - Stocking Stuffer (Best Reads of 2018) Episode 176 - Best of 2019Episode 209 - Best Reads of 2020Episode 210 - Reading Goals 2021Stalk me online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 235: Nature of Humanity with Paula
Dec 14 2021
Reading Envy 235: Nature of Humanity with Paula
Paula is back for the last regular episode of the year and we talk about biography, books from the backlist, and books from countries we don't know much about.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 235: Nature of Humanity Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:Wrestling with the Angel by Michael KingOpen Water by Caleb Azumah NelsonThe Owl Service by Alan GarnerSovietistan by Erika Fatland, translated by Kari DicksonChronicle in Stone by Ismaeil Kedare, translated by Arshi Pipa and David BelowOther mentions: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall KimmererAn Angel at My Table by Janet FrameFaces in the Water by Janet FrameNormal People by Sally RooneySmall Island by Andrea LevyThe Swing in the Summerhouse by Jane LongtonThe Border by Erika FatlandThe Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana AlexievichLolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend WarnerA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonEmbers by Sandor MaraiRelated episodes: Episode 045 - Worlds Collide with Ross O'BrienEpisode 119 - Bread and Butter Writing with Paula Episode 154 - Is If If with PaulaEpisode 187 - Sentient Snails and Spaceships with PaulaEpisode 210 - Reading Goals 2021Episode 231 - Psychological Terrorism with Reggie Episode 234 - Punctuation Marks with NadineStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Paula is @centique on Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 234: Punctuation Marks with Nadine
Nov 30 2021
Reading Envy 234: Punctuation Marks with Nadine
Jenny and Nadine reconvene to talk about reasons not to set reading goals, look back on the year, and discuss which books we've read and enjoyed lately. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 234: Punctuation Marks Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:Mr. Eternity by Aaron Their Mud Sweeter than Honey: Voices of Communist Albania by Margo Rejner; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones History in Pieces (short story) by Beth GoderEm by Kim Thuy Three Apples Fell from the Sky by Narine Abgaryan, translated by Lisa C. HaydenOther mentions: Cloud Atlasby David MitchellThe Actual Starby Monica ByrneSvetlana Alexievichbethgoder.comThe Punctuation Factory by Beth Goder (short story. behind paywalll)How to Say I Love You w/ Wikipediaby Beth Goder (short story)Ru by Kim ThuyThe Space between Worlds by Micaiah JohnsonUnfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise BusbyThe Book of Magic by Alice HoffmanRelated episodes: Episode 008 - Gone Rogue with guests Steve Richardson, Libby Young, and Mike WiniskiEpisode 038 - Monica Byrne Wants to Make People (Want to) Scream with guest Monica ByrneEpisode 129 - Coming Back to Books with NadineEpisode 152 - Kill 'em and Leave with NadineEpisode 195 - Muchness with NadineEpisode 229 - Second Contact with Tom Episode 232 - Barkskins ReadalongStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Nadine at GoodreadsAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 233: Get Into Trouble with Ruth
Nov 16 2021
Reading Envy 233: Get Into Trouble with Ruth
Jenny starts off the episode by announcing a big project for 2022! Ruth teaches her a new word and we discuss a recent Tournament of Favorites, plus as always, books we've read and liked lately.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 233: Get Into Trouble Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:  Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersBewilderment by Richard PowersDissolution by C.J. SansomThe Love Hypothesis by Ali HazelwoodOther mentions:Tournament of Books' Tournament of FavoritesBooker PrizeNational Book AwardThe Animators by Kayla Rae WhitakerPachinko by Min Jin LeeA Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiNever Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroGirl, Woman, Other by Bernardine EvaristoVersion Control by Dexter CaldwellAmelia Peabody seriesFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesThe Overstory by Richard PowersOrfeo by Richard PowersHillary MantelDissolution (play)Patricia CornwellThe Heartbreaker by Susan HowatchThe Matzah Ball by Jean MeltzerRelated episodes: Episode 012 - Some Bookers and Some Madness Episode 033 - An Undulating Thrum with guests Ruth and ElizabethEpisode 067 - Rain and Readability with Ruth(iella)Episode 130 - All the Jennifers with Fern Ronay Episode 134 - A Pastiche Romp with Ruth(iella) Episode 169 - Simulacrum with Jon Sealy Episode 178 - Precarious Pile with Ruth(iella)Stalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Ruth at GoodreadsAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 232: Barkskins Readalong
Nov 2 2021
Reading Envy 232: Barkskins Readalong
I am joined by Nadine, Vinny, Laurie, and Bryn to discuss Barkskins by Annie Proulx. We bring in some of the discussion in Goodreads as well as some fresh eyes on this text.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 232: Barkskins Readalong Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Barkskins by Annie ProulxOther mentions:Love Medicine series by Louise ErdrichSarum by Edward RutherfurdLondon by Edward RutherfurdThe Overstory by Richard PowersBraiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall KimmererFirst Americans MuseumThirty Nine RestaurantMeridian by Alice WalkerSooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah PinskerThe Actual Star by Monica ByrneGreat Circle by Maggie ShipsteadThe Slynx by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated by Jamey GambrellRelated episodes: Episode 090 - Reading Envy Readalong: East of EdenEpisode 099 - Readalong: The Secret HistoryEpisode 118 - Reading Envy Readalong: To the Bright Edge of the World Episode 137 - Reading Envy Readalong: The Golden NotebookEpisode 157 - Joint Readalong of Gone with the Wind with Book CougarsEpisode 185 - The Loyal Swineherd (Odyssey readalong)Episode 193 - And I Feel Fine (Ducks, Newburyport READALONG)Episode 221 - Joint Poetry Readalong with the Book CougarsBook Cougars - Joint Readalong of Sapphira and the Slave GirlBook Cougars - Joint Readalong of Braiding SweetgrassBooks on the Go - Ep. 121 - American Sunrise with Jenny Colvin  Stalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Reading Envy Readers in GoodreadsAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 231: Psychological Terrorism with Reggie
Oct 19 2021
Reading Envy 231: Psychological Terrorism with Reggie
Reggie is back for a horror-specific episode, just in time for the second half of October. We discuss what works for us in horror (and what doesn't) and share a few books that have gotten under our skin.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 231: Psychological Terrorism Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Infested by Carol GoreSummer Sons by Lee MandeloSing Your Sadness Deep by Laura MauroThe Lighthouse Witches by C.J. CookeThe Good House by Tananarive DueOther mentions:The Missing by Sarah LanganNos4A2 by Joe HillBonkers Romance PodcastCackle by Rachel HarrisonSmart Bitches, Trashy Books PodcastProfessional Book Nerds PodcastBooks in the Freezer PodcastEarth Fathers are Weird by Lyn GalaRewind or Die Series, Unnerving Press (Reggie recommends volumes 2-6, 12-14, 16)The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones@SincerelyWinona in LitsyThe Daylight Gate by Jeanette WintersonKindred by Octavia ButlerThe Shining by Stephen KingUnder the Dome by Stephen KingNorth American Lake Monsters by Nathan BallingrudSilence for the Dead by Simone St. JamesHild by Nicola GriffithA Stir of Echoes by Richard MathesonThe Imperfectionists by Tom RachmanHalf Sick of Shadows by Laura SebastianVelvet was the Night by Silvia Moreno-GarciaRelated episodes: Episode 041 - Grotesque Beauty with Nathan BallingrudEpisode 045 - Worlds Collide with Ross O'BrienEpisode 070 - Words Like Weapons with Yanira RamirezEpisode 167 - Book Pendulum with ReggieEpisode 191 - Stealthy yet Sparkly with Gail CarrigerStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Reggie is @reggie on LitsyAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 230: Iron Bubble with Ross O'Brien
Oct 5 2021
Reading Envy 230: Iron Bubble with Ross O'Brien
Living in Hong Kong has given Ross a different pandemic perspective, and has shifted his reading life in ways we discuss during this episode, as well as discussing books we've read recently. I'm just a bot, though.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 230: Iron Bubble Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Imperial Twilight by Stephen PlattGreat Circle by Maggie ShipsteadKlara and the Sun by Kazuo IshiguroSeveral People are Typing by Calvin KasulkeThe Betrayals by Bridget CollinsOther mentions:Robert Burns Night in Hong Kong The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David MitchellTravels with a Tangerine by Tim Mackintosh-SmithBooker AwardCamp ToBKazuo Ishiguro - Nobel PrizeOryx and Crake by Margaret AtwoodWall-E (film)The Buried Giant by Kazuo IshiguroNever Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroThe Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroThe Glass Bead Game by Herman HesseThe Glass Room by Simon MawerRazorblade Tears by S.A. CosbyMaybe Esther: A Family Story by Katja PetrowskajaRelated episodes: Episode 028 - The Room of Requirement with David GallowayEpisode 045 - Worlds Collide with Ross O'BrienStalk us online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Ross on TwitterRoss can also be heard on the Sugar My Bones podcastAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 229: Second Contact with Tom Merritt
Sep 21 2021
Reading Envy 229: Second Contact with Tom Merritt
Author and podcaster Tom Merritt joins Jenny to talk about books, mostly science fiction and fantasy, and Tom shares about his newest book, Project V.E.R.A. Jenny knows Tom from the Sword and Laser Book Club and Podcast, but it's not his only project!Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 229: Second Contact Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Rogue Protocol by Martha WellsThe Actual Star by Monica ByrneThe Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry by C.M. WaggonerThe Hidden Palace by Helene WeckerKyreen by Nikki MooreOther mentions:Daily Tech NewsKnow a Little MoreCord KillersSword and Laser PodcastEast Meets WestTech Republic Top 5Current GeekLet's Talk About Star WarsIt's a ThingThe House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. KluneThe Expanse (series by S.A. Corey)NaNoWriMoFugitive Telemetry by Martha WellsExit Strategy by Martha WellsWayfarers (series by Becky Chambers)Sarum by Edward RutherfurdTerra Nullius by Claire G. ColemanMusical Chairs by Amy PoeppelRelated episodes: Episode 008 - Gone Rogue with guests Steve Richardson, Libby Young, and Mike WiniskiEpisode 013 - The Secret Central Force with Josh Lawrence and terpkristinEpisode 038 - Monica Byrne Wants to Make People (Want to) Scream with guest Monica ByrneEpisode 055 - Too Late for an Autopsy with Julie DavisEpisode 087 - Going Native with Bookclub Social with Amanda and Grace Episode 126 - Bernice Bobs her Hair with Jon LaubingerEpisode 154 - Is If If with PaulaEpisode 191 - Stealthy yet Sparkly with Gail CarrigerSword and Laser guest host - Episode 408Sword and Laser guest host - Episode 409  Stalk me online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Tom is @acedetect on Twitter and InstagramProject V.E.R.A. can be found on Audible or Tomsnewbook.comTom's other books can be found on TomMerrittbooks.comAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 228: Full of Secrets with Audrey Morris
Sep 7 2021
Reading Envy 228: Full of Secrets with Audrey Morris
Audrey Morris, one of the people I chat with most in Instagram about books and baking, joins me to talk books. She also shares about some award lists that have her looking forward to the next few months.Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 228: Full of Secrets Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed:    Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan VreelandA Spare Life by Lidija Dimkovska, translated by Christina E. KramerIn the Lateness of the World by Carolyn ForchéThe Woman from Uruguay by Pedro Mairal, translated by Jennifer CroftThat Time of Year by Marie Ndiaye, translated by Jordan StumpOther mentions:Barkskins by Annie ProulxReadalong informationThe Eighth Life by Nino HaratischviliPachinko by Min Jin LeeLife After Life by Kate AtkinsonWretchedness by Andrzej TichyThe Yellow House by Sarah M. BroomDishoom by Shamil ThakrarThe Employees by Olga Ravn, translated by Martin AitkenWhen We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut, translated by Adrian Nathan WestIn Memory of Memory by Maria StepanovaConsent by Annabel LyonSummer Brother by Jaap RobbenGirl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierCatch the Rabbit by Lana BastasicWhat You Have Heard is True by Carolyn ForchéDeaf Republic by Ilya KaminskyThe Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra by Pedro MairalCensus by Jesse BallThe Essex Serpent by Sarah PerryCutting for Stone by Abraham VargheseBeyond Babylon by Igiaba ScegoAdua by Igiaba ScegoThe Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila HarrisSorrow by Claribel AlegriaHomesick by Jennifer CroftLight Perpetual by Francis SpuffordRelated episodes: Episode 088 - Author Head Space with Sara MooreEpisode 112 - Reset Button with Eleanor ThoeleEpisode 195 - Muchness with NadineEpisode 207 - Innocent and Ruthless with Tricia DeeganEpisode 212 - Subtly Fascinating with VinnyStalk me online:Audrey is @dreesreads on InstagramAudrey at GoodreadsJenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.
Reading Envy 227 - Strong Words with Ed Needham
Aug 24 2021
Reading Envy 227 - Strong Words with Ed Needham
Jenny is joined by Ed Needham, who has singlehandedly been producing a literary magazine in the UK. We talk about books we've read recently! Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 227: Strong Words Subscribe to the podcast via this link: FeedburnerOr subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: SubscribeOr listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via StitcherOr listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: Mrs. March by Virginia FeitoThe Promise by Damon GalgutLast Summer in the City by Gianfranco Calligarich, translated by Howard CurtisStranger Care: A Memoir of Loving What Isn't Ours by Sarah SentillesNina Simone's Gum by Warren Ellis Other mentions:Strong Words MagazineGossip Girl (tv)East of Eden by John SteinbeckDiscussion of East of Eden on the Literary Disco podcastMilkman by Anna BurnsLincoln in the Bardo by George SaundersBewilderment by Richard PowersGreat Circle by Maggie ShipsteadPachinko by Min Jin LeeThe Great Beauty (film)Meltdown FestivalEliot Ness and the Mad Butcher by Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz  Catch the Rabbit by Lana Bastasic, translated by the authorRelated episodes: Episode 012 - Some Bookers and Some MadnessEpisode 088 - Author Head Space with Sara Moore Episode 090 - Reading Envy Readalong: East of Eden with Ellie and Jeff Episode 112 - Reset Button with Eleanor ThoeleEpisode 129 - Coming Back to Books with NadineEpisode 130 - All the Jennifers with Fern RonayEpisode 192 - Sly Milieu with ThomasStalk me online:Jenny at GoodreadsJenny on TwitterJenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy Strong Words is @strongwordsmag on InstagramStrong Words on TwitterAll links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.