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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.

    Ep. 82 | Afrofuturism and Parable of the Sower

    Ep. 82 | Afrofuturism and Parable of the Sower

    To close out our month on Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism, Kendra, Sachi, and Bezi discuss Afrofuturism and Parable of the Sower.
    Get 20% off of our book blind dates over in our 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 to our newsletter for more new books and extra book reviews!
    Things Mentioned

    Afrofuturism Discussion Page for the Reading Women Challenge

    Nnedi Okorafor’s TED Talk

    Books Mentioned

    Afrofuturism by Ytasha L. Womack

    Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler


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    • 39 min
    Interview with Kiley Reid

    Interview with Kiley Reid

    Kendra talks to Kiley Reid about her debut novel, Such a Fun Age, which is out now from Putnam.
    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 MentionedSuch a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
    Sarah Recommends

    Long Bright River by Liz Moore

    Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

    The Nanny by Leila Slimani

    Jillian by Halle Butler

    The Little Friend by Donna Tartt


    Author: Kiley Reid: Website | Instagram | Twitter
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    • 27 min
    Ep. 81 | Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism

    Ep. 81 | Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism

    For February’s theme, Kendra, Sachi, and new Reading Women contributor Bezi discuss Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism! Get 20% off of our book blind dates over in our 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 to our newsletter for more new books and extra book reviews!

    Things Mentioned

    'Binti' Adaptation From Michael Ellenberg in the Works at Hulu 

    ‘Wild Seed’ Drama Series Based On Sci-Fi Book In Works At Amazon From Viola Davis & Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions

    Nnedi Okorafor’s Definition of Africanfuturism

    Q&A with Bethany C. Morrow

    Books Mentioned

    Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

    Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

    Afrofuturism by Ytasha L. Womack

    The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson

    Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

    How Long ‘Til Back Future Month by N.K. Jemisin

    Further Reading

    Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora edited by Sheree Thomas

    MEM by Bethany C Morrow

    Temper by Nicky Drayden


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    • 42 min
    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

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