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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. 72 | Ask Me About My Uterus and The Collected Schizophrenias

8/21/2019
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To close out our month on chronic illness and mental health, Kendra and Sachi chat about this month’s discussion picks. You can find the show notes and transcript for this episode 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! Things MentionedInterview with...

Duration:00:41:45

Interview with Madhuri Vijay

8/13/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Madhuri Vijay about her debut novel The Far Field, which is out now from Grove Press. You can find the complete show notes and transcript for this episode over on our website.The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay About the Author: Madhuri Vijay | Website | Buy the Book Be sure to 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 goodies! CONTACT Questions? Comments? Email us...

Duration:00:32:23

Ep. 71 | Chronic Illness and Mental Health

8/7/2019
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For August, Kendra, Sachi, and special guest Joce discuss books about chronic illness and mental health. You can find the complete show notes and the transcript for this episode 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! Books Mentioned We Are Never...

Duration:00:40:53

Interview with Sujata Massey

7/31/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Sujata Massey about her new book The Satapur Moonstone, which is out now from Soho Crime. You can find the complete show notes and a transcript for this episode over on our website. Books MentionedThe Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata MasseyThe Satapur Moonstone by Sujata MasseyThe Sleeping Dictionary by Sujata Massey Sujata RecommendsUnmarriageable by Soniah KamalA Rising Man by Abir Mukerjee Sujata Massey: Website | Instagram | Twitter | Buy the Book Be sure...

Duration:00:37:19

Ep. 70 | The Night Diary and The Far Field

7/24/2019
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To close out our theme about the Partition of India, Kendra and Sumaiyya chat about this month’s discussion picks. You can find the complete show notes and the transcript for this episode over on our website. Books MentionedThe Night Diary by Veera HiranandaniThe Far Field by Madhuri Vijay CONTACT Questions? Comments? Email us hello@readingwomenpodcast.com. SOCIAL MEDIA Reading WomenTwitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website Music by Isaac Greene Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:40:14

Interview with Oyinkan Braithwaite

7/17/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Oyinkan Braithwaite about her new book My Sister, the Serial Killer, which is out now from Doubleday. You can find a complete set of show notes and a transcript of this episode over on our website. Books MentionedMy Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Oyinkan RecommendsCirce by Madeline MillerMilkman by Anna BurnsAn American Marriage by Tayari JonesEleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Website | Instagram | Buy the Book Be sure to...

Duration:00:29:47

Ep. 69 | The Partition of India

7/10/2019
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For July, Kendra and Sumaiyya talk about about this month’s theme, the partition of India. You can find the complete show notes, including a PDF of the transcript, over on our website. A special thank you to Care/of for sponsoring this episode of Reading Women. For 25% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter READINGWOMEN. Books MentionedAn Unrestored Woman by Shobha RaoIce Candy Man (Cracking India in the US) by Bapsi SidhwaThe Night Diary by Veera HiranandaniThe Far...

Duration:00:42:24

Ep. 68.5 | Most Anticipated Reads of 2019 Pt.2

7/3/2019
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Kendra and Autumn, with special guest Lupita of @Lupita.Reads, talk about their most anticipated reads for the second half of 2019! Books MentionedThe Book of X by Sarah Rose EtterI’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi Cantoras by Carolina De RobertisThe Not Wives by Carley MooreHeaven, My Home by Attica LockeRed at the Bone by Jacqueline WoodsonFrankissstein by Jeanette WintersonIn the Dream House by Carmen Maria MachadoThe Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Lupita:...

Duration:00:37:56

Interview with Catherine Chung

6/26/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Catherine Chung about her new book The Tenth Muse, which is out now from Ecco. You can find the full show notes, including a PDF of the transcript, over on our website. In honor of #ReadingWomenMonth, we're launching our first-ever merch campaign! Show your support for women's voices with this limited edition t-shirt. Grab one before they're gone! Books MentionedThe Tenth Muse by Catherine Chung Women Talking by Miriam ToewsTrust Exercise by Susan ChoiInland by...

Duration:00:34:53

Ep. 68 | Where the Line Bleeds and Heartland

6/19/2019
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For our month on working class stories, Kendra, Autumn, and Jaclyn discuss Where the Line Bleeds by Jesmyn Ward and Heartland by Sarah Smarsh. You can find the full show notes and a complete transcript for this episode over on our website. In honor of #ReadingWomenMonth, we're launching our first-ever merch campaign! Show your support for women's voices with this limited edition t-shirt. Grab one before they're gone! Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other...

Duration:00:33:54

Interview with Namwali Serpell

6/12/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Namwali Serpell about her new book The Old Drift, which is out now from Hogarth Books. Find the show notes of this episode, including a transcript, 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. In honor of #ReadingWomenMonth, we're launching our first-ever merch campaign! Show your support for women's voices with this limited edition t-shirt. Grab one...

Duration:00:43:56

Ep. 67 | Working Class Stories

6/5/2019
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For June, Kendra, Autumn, and Jaclyn discuss books that feature working class stories. You can find the full version of the show notes for this episode, including a full transcript, on website. Things MentionedThe Stella PrizeReading Women Month!Jaclyn’s BookTube ChannelInterview with Elizabeth CatteWest Virginia University Press Books MentionedAppalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy edited by Anthony Harkins and Meredith McCarrollBlack is the New White by NakkiahWhere...

Duration:00:39:53

Ep. 66.5 | Celebrate with Reading Wo(Men)!

5/29/2019
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Autumn and Kendra announce Reading Women Month and chat with Samuel Winchester and Josh Privett about what it’s been like working on the podcast these past three years. Find the full version of the show notes for this episode 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...

Duration:00:42:09

Ep. 66.5 | Celebrate with Reading Wo(Men)!

5/25/2019
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Autumn and Kendra announce Reading Women Month and chat with Samuel Winchester and Josh Privett about what it’s been like working on the podcast these past three years. 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! Things MentionedReading Women Month 2019!Joce @ squibblesreads on...

Duration:00:42:09

Interview with Angie Kim

5/22/2019
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Autumn and Kendra talk with Angie Kim about her new book Miracle Creek, which is out now from Sarah Crichton Books. Find the full show notes for this episode over on our website. A special thank you to Care/of for sponsoring this episode of Reading Women. For 30% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter READINGWOMEN30. Books MentionedMiracle Creek Angie RecommendsMystic River by Dennis LehaneA Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer EganOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth...

Duration:00:41:02

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