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Late Night Lit: Deesha Philyaw & Todd Doughty
On today's episode of Late Night Lit, Late Night supervising producer Sarah Jenks-Daly speaks with Deesha Philyaw, author of the new novel "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies."
Then, she speaks with Todd Doughty, senior v-p and deputy publisher at Doubleday.
Plus, hear some book recommendations from members of the Late Night staff.
Mentioned in this episode:
"The Secret Lives of Church Ladies" by Deesha Philyaw
"The Prophets" by Robert Jones, Jr.
"Milk Blood Heat" by Dantiel W. Moniz
"A Little Life" by Hanya Yanagihara
"The Testaments" by Margaret Atwood
"Family of Origin" by CJ Hauser
Todd Doughty's Instagram
"Little Pieces of Hope" by Todd Doughty
"The Pelican Brief" by John Grisham
"Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel" by Louise Penny
"Bath Haus" by P.J. Vernon
"Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White
"The Years of Lyndon Johnson" by Robert Caro
"The End of October" by Lawrence Wright
"The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" by Haruki Murakami
The Meyers Family
For the seventh year, Seth spends Thanksgiving with his brother Josh, his father Larry and his mother Hilary.
John Oliver | Trump Rambles on Speakerphone During Fake GOP Voter Fraud Hearing: A Closer Look
Seth takes a closer look at Trump and his gang of very bad lawyers laying the groundwork to spend four years baselessly claiming the election was stolen from him.
Then, he talks to John Oliver.
Jeff Tweedy | Trump Disavows Sidney Powell as His Legal Team Embarrasses Itself: A Closer Look
Seth takes a closer look at Trump firing one of his lawyers after she claimed the election was rigged as part of a vast conspiracy involving the CIA, the Republican governor of Georgia and the president of Venezuela - who died seven years ago.
Then, he speaks with musician Jeff Tweedy.
Michael Moore | Rudy Giuliani's Insane Press Conference; Trump Tries to Steal Michigan: A Closer Look
Seth takes a closer look at Rudy Giuliani’s meltdown on live television and Trump trying to overturn the will of Michigan voters.
Then, he talks to Michael Moore.
Rachel Bloom | Rudy Giuliani and Lindsey Graham Lead Trump’s Coup Attempt: A Closer Look
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump and senior members of the Republican Party engaging in an assault on democracy in an attempt to hang onto power and undercut the legitimately elected next president, Joe Biden.
Then, Rachel Bloom talks about becoming a new mother during the pandemic, shares details from her labor and shares a poem from her book "I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are."