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Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

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Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

    Interview with Tishani Doshi

    Interview with Tishani Doshi

    Kendra talks to Tishani Doshi about her latest novel, Small Days and Nights, which is out now from W.W. Norton.
    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
    Small Days and Nights by Tishani Doshi
    Sarah Recommends

    Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

    When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife by Meena Kandasamy


    Author: Tishani Doshi: Website | Instagram | Buy the Book

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    • 31 min
    Ep. 80 | Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Pt. 1

    Ep. 80 | Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Pt. 1

    Kendra and Joce talk about their most anticipated books for the first half of 2020.
    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


    The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao (Atria, Jan. 21st)


    The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg (Hachette. Jan. 21st)


    Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong (One World, Feb. 24th)


    Witches of Ash and Ruin by E Latimer (Freeform, March 3rd)


    So We Can Glow by Leesa Cross-Smith (Grand Central Publishing, March 10th)


    Conjure Women by Afia Atakora (Random House, March 17th)


    Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby (Vintage, March 31st)


    You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat (Catapult, June 9th)


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    • 31 min
    Interview with Jami Attenberg

    Interview with Jami Attenberg

    Kendra talks to Jami Attenberg about her latest novel, All This Could Be Yours, which is out now from HMH.
    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
    All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg
    Sarah Recommends

    We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

    The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom

    The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton


    Author: Jami Attenberg: Website | Twitter | Instagram | Buy the Book

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    • 23 min
    Interview with Sarah Moss

    Interview with Sarah Moss

    To kick off the 2020 season, Kendra talks to Sarah Moss about her latest novel, Ghost Wall, which is out now in paperback from Picador.
    This episode is sponsored by SideTrak, an ultra-portable USB monitor that attaches to the back of your laptop for a more productive workday whether you are at home, at the office, in a coffee shop, or on-the-go! Get 10% using sidetrack.com/discount/readingwomen.

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    Books MentionedGhost Wall by Sarah Moss
    Sarah Recommends

    Elmet by Fiona Mozley

    Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

    South Riding by Winifred Holtby

    Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

    The Tenant at Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë


    Author: Sarah Moss: Website | Buy the Book
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    • 40 min
    Ep. 79.5 | Bookish Spreadsheets and Reading Goals! ft Amanda Nelson

    Ep. 79.5 | Bookish Spreadsheets and Reading Goals! ft Amanda Nelson

    As our last episode of the year, Kendra and special guest Amanda Nelson talk about bookish spreadsheets, stats, and goals!
    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!
    This episode is sponsored by SideTrak, an ultra-portable USB monitor that attaches to the back of your laptop for a more productive workday whether you are at home, at the office, in a coffee shop, or on-the-go! Get 10% using sidetrack.com/discount/readingwomen.
    Holiday T-Shirt Campaign!In honor of the holiday season, we're bring back our “Reclaim Half the Bookshelf” t-shirts! Show your support for women's voices with this limited edition t-shirt. Grab one before they're gone!
    Book Blind Date Sale!Get 20% off our hardback Book Blind Dates this holiday season with the discount code HOLIDAYDATE20!
    New Totes!Reclaim half the bookshelf with this one-of-a-kind Reading Women tote bag! Perfect for the next excursion to your library or local bookstore, this navy, canvas tote has a flat bottom designed to carry all your favorite books, and sturdy, woven handles that ensure your comfort as you peruse endless bookshelves.

    Things Mentioned

    Amanda’s Bookish Tacking Spreadsheet Post

    Kendra’s Bookish Tracking Video


    About Our Guest
    Amanda Nelson is the Executive Editor of Book Riot, the largest independent editorial book site in North America, and a host of the Get Booked podcast. She has appeared on CNN International and NPR's On Point.
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    • 38 min
    Ep. 79 | 2019 Reading Women Award Winners!

    Ep. 79 | 2019 Reading Women Award Winners!

    Kendra and Autumn announce the winners of the 2019 Reading Women Award! You can find the complete show notes and transcript for this episode over on our website.
    Learn More about the 2020 Reading Women Challenge!
    Find out more about the Reading Women Award!

    This episode is sponsored by SideTrak, an ultra-portable USB monitor that attaches to the back of your laptop for a more productive workday whether you are at home, at the office, in a coffee shop, or on-the-go! Get 10% using sidetrack.com/discount/readingwomen.
    Holiday T-Shirt Campaign! New Totes!
    Get 20% off our hardback Book Blind Dates this holiday season with the discount code HOLIDAYDATE20!

    Nonfiction Shortlist


    The Collected Schizophrenias by Esmé Weijun Wang

    Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden

    Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

    Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

    I’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi

    My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet

    Fiction Shortlist

    Women Talking by Miriam Toews

    The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell

    The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

    Cantoras by Carolina De Robertis

    Red at the Bone by Jaqueline Woodson

    Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson


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    Music by Isaac Greene
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    • 26 min

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