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Black Leopard Red Wolf - Marlon James - LRH Bookclub Ep 26

8/2/2019
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Discussion Notes: Black Leopard Red Wolf For this discussion we read Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James. In two weeks we will read The Bridegroom Was a Dog by Yoko Tawada. Rated: Exlicit. SUPER Explicit! We were supposed to release this book discussion in April. However, this book really did a number of Gerald,... The post Black Leopard Red Wolf | Marlon James | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 26 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:54:19

Exit West - Mohsin Hamid - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 25

3/15/2019
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Discussion Notes: Exit West In January we read Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Next month we will read Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James. Rated: Clean Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, which was short listed for the 2017 Booker prize. At the heart of this book is a romance, tested... The post Exit West | Mohsin Hamid | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 25 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:01:34

Milkman - Anna Burns - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 24

2/1/2019
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Discussion Notes: Milkman In January we read Milkman by Anna Burns. Next month we will read Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Rated: Adult Themes, Clean-ish Language Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss the 2018 Booker prize winner Milkman by Anna Burns. This challenging book examines gender, tribalism, the power of rumor, shame, and violence during The Troubles of... The post Milkman | Anna Burns | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 24 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:57:45

American Pastoral - Philip Roth - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 23

1/4/2019
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Discussion Notes: American Pastoral In December we read American Pastoral by Philip Roth. Next month we will read Milkman by Anna Burns. Rated: Adult Themes, Clean Language Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss American Pastoral by Philip Roth, the Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1998 about how a happy and conventional upper middle class life is ruined from... The post American Pastoral | Philip Roth | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 23 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:13

Sing, Unburied, Sing - Jesmyn Ward - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 22

12/8/2018
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Discussion Notes: Sing, Unburied, Sing In November we read Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Next month we will read American Pastoral by Philip Roth. Rated: Difficult Themes, One F-bomb Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, a book the three of them thoroughly enjoyed. Despite being under 300 pages long, the... The post Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 22 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:01:05

azy Rich Asians - Kevin Kwan - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 21

11/2/2018
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Discussion Notes: Crazy Rich Asians In October we read Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Next month we will read Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Rated: Explicit Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Though not technically a literary novel, we decided to read this story due to its cultural relevance... The post Crazy Rich Asians | Kevin Kwan | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 21 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:13:40

Manhattan Beach - Jennifer Egan - Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 20

10/5/2018
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Discussion Notes: Manhattan Beach In September we read Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Next month we will read Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Rated: Explicit This week we welcome back Colette Sartor who joined us on the weekly short story discussion podcast to discuss “The Proxy Marriage” by Maile Meloy on Ep 123. Colette will... The post Manhattan Beach | Jennifer Egan | Literary Roadhouse Bookclub Ep 20 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:07:00

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 Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor. 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, sometimes horrifying,... 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: Explicit 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