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A podcast about reading books at the right time. Kirsty Doole and Naomi Frisby read and discuss paperbacks from the past 20 years. Find us on Twitter @theotherkirsty @NaomiFrisby

Artwork by S.J. Hawkins.

Late To It Kirsty Doole and Naomi Frisby

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A podcast about reading books at the right time. Kirsty Doole and Naomi Frisby read and discuss paperbacks from the past 20 years. Find us on Twitter @theotherkirsty @NaomiFrisby

Artwork by S.J. Hawkins.

    Bukowski in a Sundress by Kim Addonizio and The Goldblum Variations by Helen McClory

    Bukowski in a Sundress by Kim Addonizio and The Goldblum Variations by Helen McClory

    Kirsty and Naomi discuss two books with celebrities in the titles: Bukowski in a Sundress by Kim Addonizio and The Goldblum Variations by Helen McClory.

    Other books mentioned:

    My Evil Mother by Margaret Atwood

    Ghost Signs by Stu Hennigan

    • 1 hr
    Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi and A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett

    Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi and A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett

    Kirsty and Naomi discuss two books about life and gender: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi and A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett.
    Other books mentioned:
    The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight
    China Room by Sunjeev Sahota

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Black Box by Shiori Ito (tr. Allison Markin Powell) and Black Teacher by Beryl Gilroy

    Black Box by Shiori Ito (tr. Allison Markin Powell) and Black Teacher by Beryl Gilroy

    Kirsty and Naomi discuss two books about firsts: Black Box by Shiori Ito (tr. Allison Markin Powell) and Black Teacher by Beryl Gilroy.

    Other books mentioned:

    Am I Normal?: The 200-Year Search for Normal People (and Why They Don't Exist) by Sarah Chaney

    • 1 hr 8 min
    I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman (translated by Ros Schwartz) and The Storm by Akeem Balogun

    I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman (translated by Ros Schwartz) and The Storm by Akeem Balogun

    Kirsty and Naomi discuss two speculative fiction books: I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman (translated by Ros Schwartz) and The Storm by Akeem Balogun.

    Other books mentioned:

    The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

    808s and Otherworlds by Sean Avery Medlin

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett and All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

    Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett and All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

    Kirsty and Naomi discuss two books about suicide: Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett and All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews.

    Other books mentioned:

    I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom

    Paradis by Fernanda Melchor (tr. Sophie Hughes)

    • 54 min
    Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison and Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan

    Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison and Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan

    Kirsty and Naomi discuss two non-fiction books about the stories we tell ourselves: Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison and Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan.

    Other books mentioned:

    Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

    Companion Piece by Ali Smith

    • 1 hr 15 min

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