Vinny is technically a new guest, although his voice may be familiar from a readalong episode. We talk about books strange and weird, translated, and an exciting memoir few have heard of. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 212: Subtly Fascinating. Subscribe to the podcast via this link: Feedburner Or subscribe via Apple Podcasts by clicking: Subscribe Or listen through TuneIn Or listen on Google Play Or listen via Stitcher Or listen through Spotify Or listen through Google Podcasts Books discussed: What You Have Heard is True: A Witness of Memoir and Resistance by Carolyn Forché Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link Catherine the Great and the Small by Olja Knezevic, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursać and Paula Gordon The Birds by Tarjei Vesaas; translated by Michael Barnes Other mentions: The Emigrants by W.G. Sebald Claribel Alegría The Country Between Us by Carolyn Forché Get in Trouble by Kelly Link The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell Swamplandia! by Karen Russell Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell Weeki Wachee State Park Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem Black Swan Green by David Mitchell Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam The Changeling by Victor Lavalle Related episodes: Episode 137 - Reading Envy Readalong: The Golden Notebook Episode 198 - Mood Reading with Robin Episode 203 - Backlist with Marion Stalk us online: Vinny is @billypar on Litsy Jenny at Goodreads Jenny on Twitter Jenny is @readingenvy on Instagram and Litsy All links to books are through Bookshop.org, where I am an affiliate. I wanted more money to go to the actual publishers and authors. I link to Amazon when a book is not listed with Bookshop.