Post-Election Links Round-Up

Manuel Gonzales

NK Jemisin

Nicole Chung

Mira Jacob

Masha Gessen

Vann R. Newkirk II

Rebecca Traister

Rembert Browne

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham

A whole bunch of writers of many genres

Stay safe, guys.

Reading the End Bookcast, Ep. 64: Books We Want More Of and The Regional Office Is Under Attack

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Thanks so much to everyone who’s asked about flooding in Louisiana and checked in to see if I’m okay. My bit of the state’s totally fine, so it’s just lots of worry and hug-sending to the people in places where water was several feet deep.

Anyway! So now it is podcast day! I included a cut at the end of the podcast so y’all can witness THIS phenomenon, which is very real:

You can listen to the podcast in the embedded player below or download the file directly here to take with you on the go.

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What We’re Reading

Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter
The Veins of the Ocean, Patricia Engel
Even in Paradise, Elizabeth Nunez

Hex, Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Books We Desire Sequels To

The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern
The Hilary Tamar mysteries, Sarah Caudwell
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer, Lish McBride
Casson Family series, Hilary McKay
Binny for Short, Hilary McKay
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Ben Fountain
Redeployment, Phil Klay
Peas and Carrots, Tanita Davis
Genius, Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman, and Afua Richardson
Inherent Vice, Thomas Pynchon
Emma, Alexander McCall Smith


Sad news: Vin Diesel is the candyass, but everything’s fine now hopefully.

The Regional Office Is Under Attack, Manuel Gonzales

For next time: Black Hole, Charles Burns

Get at me on Twitter, email the podcast, and friend me (Gin Jenny) and Whiskey Jenny on Goodreads. Or if you wish, you can find us on iTunes (and if you enjoy the podcast, give us a good rating! We appreciate it very very much).

Producer: Captain Hammer
Photo credit: The Illustrious Annalee
Theme song by: Jessie Barbour