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Here Comes the Sun - Nicole Dennis-Benn - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 19

9/7/2018
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Discussion Notes: Here Comes the Sun In August we read Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn. Next month we will read Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Rated: Explicit This week the bookclub makes due with just Gerald and Anais! In spite of scheduling conflicts and the hurricane in Hawaii, the discussion went on! Our two... The post Here Comes the Sun | Nicole Dennis-Benn | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 19 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:45:30

Reservoir 13 - Jon McGregor - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 18

8/3/2018
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Discussion Notes: Reservoir 13 In July we read Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor. Next month we will read Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn Rated: Clean Winner of the 2017 Costa Novel Award, Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor challenges reader expectations by subverting mystery tropes and dwelling on the aftermath of a disappearance, such as it may... The post Reservoir 13 | Jon McGregor | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 18 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:45:57

The Sympathizer - Viet Thanh Nguyen - LRH Bookclub Ep 17

7/6/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Sympathizer In June we read The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Next month we will read Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn Rated: Explicit Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize, this gripping novel centers around a mole in the Vietnamese army. The story follows his journey after he flees Vietnam. The book is often funny,... The post The Sympathizer | Viet Thanh Nguyen | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 17 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:48:01

The Heirs - Susan Rieger - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 16

6/1/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Heirs Next month’s novel: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Rated: Adult Themes In May we read The Heirs by Susan Rieger, a character-driven novel chock full of thrilling plot twists. Gerald and Anais were joined by guest host Susan Pogorzelski (www.susanpogorzelski.com), the author of the Gold in the Days of Summer novella series.... The post The Heirs | Susan Rieger | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 16 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:40:59

Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders - LRHBC Ep 15

5/4/2018
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Discussion Notes: Lincoln in the Bardo Next month’s novel: The Heirs by Susan Rieger Rated: Clean The bookclub read the 2017 Man Booker Prize winner Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. The hosts are split with Anais vehemently defending a novel she loved that Gerald disliked and Maya found disappointing, even as she saw... The post Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 15 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:38:30

Swing Time - Zadie Smith - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 14

4/6/2018
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Discussion Notes: Swing Time Next month’s novel: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Rated: Clean On today’s show, Anais, Gerald, and Tamara discuss Zadie Smith’s Swing Time, a vibrant story about race, class, and long-term friendship. All three hosts gush about the novel’s characters and prose, and marvel at how astutely Smith draws her characters.... The post Swing Time | Zadie Smith | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 14 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:59

The Association of Small Bombs - Karan Mahajan - LRH Bookclub Ep 13

3/9/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Association of Small Bombs Next month’s novel: Swing Time by Zadie Smith Rated: Explicit themes and language The Literary Roadhouse Bookclub is back after a (year) long hiatus! And we’ve made some behind the scenes staff and systems changes to return to a regular monthly schedule. We missed you, and hope you... The post The Association of Small Bombs | Karan Mahajan | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 13 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:51:54

White Light - Vanessa Garcia - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 12

3/14/2017
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Discussion Notes: White Light Next month’s novel: The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Rated: Explicit themes and language On today’s show, Anais, Gerald, and Maya gush over this literary novel that delves into the artistic process, loss, body image, and relationships, both romantic and familial. The hosts analyze the novel’s characters, themes, motifs,... The post White Light | Vanessa Garcia | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 12 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:16

A Head Full of Ghosts - Paul Tremblay - LRH Bookclub Ep 11

1/22/2017
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Discussion Notes: A Head Full of Ghosts We’re back! Listen to the opening clip to learn more about our break and what you can do to prevent future breaks. Namely, support us! Either at patreon.com/literaryroadhouse and/or by leaving a review on iTunes. Next month’s novel: White Light by Vanessa Garcia Rated: Adult Themes, No Explicit... The post A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 11 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:06:42

Underground Airlines - Ben Winters - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 10

10/7/2016
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Discussion Notes: Underground Airlines Next month’s novel: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay Rated: Clean This month we welcome Na’amen Gobert Tilahun, a California-based writer whose words have appeared in io9.com, Fantasy Magazine, Queers Dig Time Lords, Stone Telling, Full of Crows, The Big Click, faggot dinosaur, Spelling the Hours, Eleven Eleven and... The post Underground Airlines by Ben Winters | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 10 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:03:57

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep - Joanna Cannon - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 9

9/21/2016
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Discussion Notes: The Trouble with Goats and Sheep Next month’s novel: Underground Airlines by Ben Winters Rated: Clean This month we welcome back Tamara Woods, author of The Shaping of an Angry Black Woman, and writer behind the PenPaperPad blog. She has been writing for 20 years, and has a passion for poetry. Tamara is... The post The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 9 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:39:41

God Help the Child - Toni Morrison - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 7

8/29/2016
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Discussion Notes: God Help the Child Next month’s novel: The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon Rated: Adult Themes This month we’re joined by Lovelyn Bettison, author of Perfect Family and The Box. She is an avid reader of magical realism and a fan of Toni Morrison, who influences her work. You can... The post God Help the Child by Toni Morrison |Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 8 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:29:48

Tram 83 - Fiston Mwanza Mujila - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 7

7/1/2016
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Discussion Notes: Tram 83 Next month’s novel: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison Rated: Explicit This month we discuss Tram 83 with John McCoy, host of Sophomore Lit, a podcast about your tenth grade reading list. Follow John on twitter @tracemcjoy Join John and Anais as they discuss Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s debut novel Tram... The post Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila |Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 7 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:56:59

The Sellout - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 5

5/15/2016
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Discussion Notes: The Sellout Next Month’s novel is Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy Rated: Explicit for Adult Themes and Language Our guest this month couldn’t make it, but Anais, Maya, and Gerald dove in to this dark satire by Paul Beatty. The Sellout follows a black, urban farmer who, in an effort to restore the black... The post Discussing The Sellout | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 5 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:56:54

Literary Roadhouse Discussions with Karan Bajaj

5/2/2016
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Guest: Karan Bajaj Rated: Clean This week we have a treat for you! Literary Roadhouse Discussions in a new intermittent extra podcast where we discuss literature and writing with authors and other literary figures. Our first guest is Karan Bajaj. Karan Bajaj is a #1 bestselling Indian novelist with more than 200,000 copies of his... The post Literary Roadhouse Discussions with Karan Bajaj appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:46:12

Your Heart is a Muscle The Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa - LRH Bookclub Ep 4

4/1/2016
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Discussion Notes: Your Heart is a Muscle The Size of a Fist Next Month’s novel is The Sellout by Paul Beatty Rated: Clean This month author Michael La Ronn joins us to discuss Sunil Yapa’s novel, Your Heart is a Muscle The Size of a Fist. In addition to being a poet and author of fantasy novels, Michael... The post Your Heart is a Muscle The Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 4 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:53:19

Discussing Inheritance by Lan Samantha Chang - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 3

3/4/2016
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Rated: This episode has adult themes but does not have adult language Yay! The Literary Roadhouse Bookclub is here and this month we discussed the novel Inheritance by Lan Samantha Chang. Tamara Woods joins us for this weeks bookclub discussion with wonderful input on the language and intimacy of the story. A poet, writer and founder of the... The post Discussing Inheritance by Lan Samantha Chang Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 3 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:46:37

Fates and Furies - Lauren Groff - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 2

2/5/2016
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Rated Explicit for Adult Themes and Language This month Roz Morris joins us as guest co-host. She is a ghost writer, writing teacher and author of My Memories of a Future Life and Lifeform Three. She was a wonderful addition to this weeks discussion lending her experience as a writing teacher and all around well-read... The post A Discussion of Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 2 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:04:48

The Heart Goes Last – Margaret Atwood – Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 1

1/2/2016
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Discussion Notes: The Heart Goes Last Rated Explicit Yay! The Literary Roadhouse Bookclub is here and we discussed The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood. It led to quite the debate and I can’t wait for the next book. For the next month’s episode we will discuss Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. If you have... The post The Heart Goes Last – Margaret Atwood – Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 1 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:55:26