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Reading Women is a weekly podcast where women discuss books by or about women.

Reading Women is a weekly podcast where women discuss books by or about women.
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Reading Women is a weekly podcast where women discuss books by or about women.

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Ep. 66 | The Mango Bride and The Astonishing Color of After

5/15/2019
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For our month for Asian Pacific Islander Month, Kendra, Sachi, and special guest Fran discuss The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan and The Mango Bride by Marivi Soliven. Find the full show notes for this episode over on our website. A special thanks to our sponsor for this episode of Reading Women: Novellic. Find the app for iOS in the app store, and for more information, visit novellic.com. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other...

Duration:00:35:26

Interview with Emily Bell, Editor of Lucia Berlin's A Manual for Cleaning Women

5/8/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Emily Bell, the editor of Lucia Berlin’s A Manual for Cleaning Women, which is out now from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Books Mentioned A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin Welcome Home by Lucia Berlin Emily RecommendsThe Mars Room by Rachel Kushner Florida by Lauren Groff subscribe to our newsletter to be sure you don’t miss the latest news, reviews, and furchild photos. Support us on Patreon and get insider...

Duration:00:34:28

Ep. 65 | Readings for Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

5/1/2019
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For May, Sachi, Kendra, and special guest Fran, discuss books for Asian pacific Islander Heritage Month! Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Things MentionedThe Stella PrizeThe Pulitzer PrizeJaclyn’s BookTube Channel Books Mentioned Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene GooGirl in Translation by Jean KwokInsurrecto by Gina ApostolThe Mango Bride by Marivi SolivenI Was Their American Dream by Malaka GharibThe Astonishing Color of...

Duration:00:43:29

Interview with Tressie McMillan Cottom

4/24/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Tressie McMillan Cottom about her new book Thick: And Other Essays, which is out now from The New Press. You can find a full version of the show notes for this episode on our website. Thank you to our sponsor HelloFresh. For $80 off your first month of HelloFresh, go to HelloFresh.com/readingwomen80 and enter readingwomen80. Books MentionedThick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom Author Bio Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom is digital sociologist,...

Duration:00:44:57

Ep. 64 | The Moor's Account and A Very Large Expanse of Sea

4/17/2019
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For our month on Ramadan Reading, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami and A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi. A special thanks to our sponsor for this episode of Reading Women: Novellic. Find the app for iOS in the app store, and for more information, visit novellic.com. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our Goodreads group, and be sure...

Duration:00:44:57

Interview with Anissa Gray

4/10/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Anissa Gray about her debut novel The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, which is out now from Berkley Publishing. A special thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! For a limited time, get a free trial, plus lock into their lowest price of $10 per month when you sign up for a 3-month plan—that’s 50% off the regular price! Sign up here for your free trial and get one month of access to The Great Courses Plus. Some links...

Duration:00:32:35

Ep. 63 | Ramadan Reading!

4/3/2019
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For April, Sumaiyya and Kendra, with special guest Amena Ravat, talk about Muslim women writers for our theme Ramadan Reading! Find the full version of this episode's show notes over on our website. Use the code APRIL15 to get 15% off one of our hardback book blind dates. Things MentionedTerese Marie Mailhot Wins Whiting AwardNational Book Critics Circle Award Books MentionedIt’s Not About the Burqa edited by Mariam KhanThe Bird King by G. Willow WilsonThe Moor’s Account by Laila LalamiA...

Duration:00:40:25

Interview with Hollie Fraser and Rosy Kehdi of Books on the Subway

3/27/2019
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Today Kendra and Autumn chat with Hollie Fraser and Rosy Kehdi, the founders of Books on the Subway and hosts of the podcast Ride. Read. Discuss. Over on their podcast, Hollie and Rosy interview Kendra and Autumn about the founding of Reading Women and how things run behind the scenes. Be sure to check it out! Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! For a limited time, get a free trial, plus lock into their lowest price of $10 per month when you sign up...

Duration:00:31:35

Ep. 62 | Terra Nullius and Her Father's Daughter

3/20/2019
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For our month on on Australian Literature, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman and Her Father’s Daughter by Alice Pung. Find a full version of this episode's show notes over on our website. Use code READINGWOMEN15 to get 15% off your purchase in our Reading Women Store. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our Goodreads group, and be sure to subscribe...

Duration:00:37:34

Interview with T Kira Madden

3/13/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with T Kira Madden about her memoir Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, which is out now from Bloomsbury. See a full version of this episode's show notes over on our website. Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! We’ve arranged a special, limited time offer for our listeners: an entire month of unlimited learning—for FREE! Sign up here for your free trial and get one month of access to The Great Courses Plus. Some links are...

Duration:00:40:01

Ep. 61 | Australia and the Surrounding Archipelago

3/6/2019
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For March, Jaclyn and Kendra, with special guest Winnie Loo, talk about women writers from Australia and the surrounding archipelago! Find a full version of the show for this episode on our website. Use code READINGWOMEN15 to get 15% off your purchase in our Reading Women Store. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Some links are affiliate links. Find more details here. Things MentionedThe Stella Prize Books MentionedTerra...

Duration:00:41:24

Interview with Katya Apekina

2/27/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Katya Apekina about her debut novel The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish, which is out now from Two Dollar Radio. Find the full version of the show notes for this episode over on our website. Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! We’ve arranged a special, limited time offer for our listeners: an entire month of unlimited learning—for FREE! Sign up here for your free trial and get one month of access to The Great Courses...

Duration:00:37:35

Ep. 60 | An American Marriage and First Comes Marriage

2/20/2019
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For our month on love stories and romance novels, Kendra and Sachi discuss First Comes Marriage by Huda Al-Marashi and An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Find the full version of this episode's show notes over on our website. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our Goodreads group, and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for more new books and extra book reviews! Some...

Duration:00:43:42

Interview with Soraya Chemaly

2/13/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Soraya Chemaly about her new book Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger. A full version of the show notes for this episode can be found over on our website. Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! We’ve arranged a special, limited time offer for our listeners: an entire month of unlimited learning—for FREE! Sign up here for your free trial and get one month of access to The Great Courses Plus. Books MentionedRage...

Duration:00:45:55

Ep. 59 | Love Stories and Romance Novels

2/6/2019
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Kendra and Sachi discuss love stories and romance novels. You can find a full version of our show notes here. Things MentionedThe Stella PrizeThe Ensemble Playlist on SpotifyCheck out our Patreon pageTressie McMillan CottomBooks MentionedThe Wedding Date by Jasmine GuilloryThe Ensemble by Aja GabelFirst Comes Marriage by Huda Al-MarashiAn American Marriage by Tayari JonesForbidden by Beverly JenkinIndigo by Beverly JenkinsFlow by Kennedy RyanGrip by Kennedy RyanThe Collected Schizophrenias:...

Duration:00:48:41

Ep. 58.5 | Meet Our New Contributors!

1/30/2019
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We couldn’t be more thrilled to introduce you to our new team members: Sachi Argabright, Jaclyn Masters, and Sumaiyya Naseem! In addition to learning more about our new contributors, you’ll hear a special segment from our intern, Kyra McConnell. Find the full version of our show notes over on our website. Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! We’ve arranged a special, limited time offer for our listeners: an entire month of unlimited learning—for FREE!...

Duration:00:59:07

Interview with Anne Twomey and Nicole Caputo, the Founders of She Designs Books

1/23/2019
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Today we have an interview with Anne Twomey and Nicole Caputo, the founders of She Designs Books, an organization that looks to promote, support and celebrate female designers in books. And happy birthday to She Designs Books, which turned 1 earlier this this month! Find the full version of this episode's show notes over on our website. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our...

Duration:00:41:33

Ep. 58 | Most Anticipated Reads of 2019 Pt. 1

1/16/2019
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We're back, bookish friends! With our first regular episode, we chat about some of our most anticipated releases of 2019. Find a full version of our show notes over on our website. Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! We’ve arranged a special, limited time offer for our listeners: an entire month of unlimited learning—for FREE! Sign up here for your free trial and get one month of access to The Great Courses Plus. Some links are affiliate links. Find...

Duration:00:22:08

Interview with Rebecca Traister

12/12/2018
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We talk with Rebecca Traister about her latest book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger. Rebecca Traister’s book All the Single Ladies won the 2016 Reading Women Award for nonfiction. Find the full version of the show notes for this episode on our website. Some links are affiliate links. Find more details here. Books Mentioned Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger Rebecca Recommends Eloquent Rage: A Black feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney...

Duration:00:33:03

Ep. 57 | 2018 Reading Women Award Winners!

12/5/2018
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We are happy to announce the fiction and nonfiction winners of the 2018 Reading Women Award! You can find more info about the Reading Women Award here. You can find a full version of our show notes over on our website. Welcome to Our New Contributors! Jaclyn Masters | Youtube | Instagram (@sixminutesforme) Sachi Argabright | Instagram (@SachiReads) Sumaiyya Naseem | Blog | Instagram (@sumaiyya.books) A special thanks to Libro.fm for sponsoring this episode of Reading Women! Listeners...

Duration:00:34:12