Reading Women

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Reading Women is a weekly podcast where women discuss books by or about women.

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  • Ep. 122 | Farewell, Dear Listeners

    15/12/2021 Duración: 47min

    In Reading Women’s final episode, Kendra and a very special guest reminisce about episodes across Reading Women’s six seasons. Things Mentioned Team Page Books Mentioned Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey Binti by Nnedi Okorafor CONTACT Questions? Comments? Email us [email protected].  SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website Music by Miki Saito with Isaac Greene Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Interview with Helen Hoang

    12/12/2021 Duración: 37min

    In this week’s episode, Joce talks with Helen Hoang about her latest novel, The Heart Principle, which is out from Berkley Books. 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 Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang The Bride Test by Helen Hoang The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang About the Author Helen Hoang is that shy person who never talks. Until she does. And the worst things fly out of her mouth. She read her first romance novel in eighth grade and has been addicted ever since. In 2016, she was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in line with what was previously known as Asperger’s Syndrome. Her journey inspired THE KISS QUOTIENT. She currently lives in San Diego, California with her husband, two kids, and pet fish. Website | Instagram | Twitter CONTACT Questions? Comments? E

  • Interview with Denise Williams

    08/12/2021 Duración: 49min

    In this week’s episode, Joce talks with Denise Williams about her latest novel, The Fastest Way to Fall, which is out from Berkley Romance. 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 Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams How to Fail at Flirting by Denise Williams About the Author Denise Williams wrote her first book in the 2nd grade. I Hate You and its sequel, I Still Hate You, featured a tough, funny heroine, a quirky hero, witty banter, and a dragon. Minus the dragons, these are still the books she likes to write. After penning those early works, she finished second grade and eventually earned a PhD. After growing up a military brat around the world and across the country, Denise now lives in Iowa with her husband, son, and two ornery shih-tzus who think they own the ho

  • Interview with Kyle Lucia Wu

    01/12/2021 Duración: 41min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Kyle Lucia Wu about her book, Win Me Something, which is out from Tin House. 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 Win Me Something by Kyle Lucia Wu Kyle Recommends Such a Fun Age by Kylie Reid Overpour by Jane Wong Ghost Forest by Pin-Shuen Fung The Atmosphereians by Alex McElroy About the Author Kyle Lucia Wu, author of Win Me Something, has received the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Margins Fellowship and residencies from Millay Arts, The Byrdcliffe Colony, Plympton’s Writing Downtown Residency, and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center. She is the Programs & Communications Director at Kundiman and has taught creative writing at Fordham University and The New School. She lives in New York City. Website | Instagram | Twitter CO

  • Ep. 121 | Looking Back: Author Interviews

    17/11/2021 Duración: 52min

    In this week’s episode, we look back at past author interviews throughout the years, and Kendra shares some behind-the-scenes memories around some of her most memorable interviews. 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 Interview | Min Jin Lee Interview | Leesa Cross-Smith Interview | Carolina De Robertis Interview | Alice Wong Interview | Talia Hibbert Interview | Elizabeth Miki Brina Interview | Zakiya Dalila Harris Books Mentioned All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister Pachinko by Min jin Lee Whiskey & Ribbons by Lessa Cross-Smith Cantoras by Carolina De Robertis Disability Visibility edited by Alice Wong Alice Wong’s Podcast Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert Speak, Okinawa by Elizabeth Miki Brina The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris CO

  • Interview with Myriam J. A. Chancy

    10/11/2021 Duración: 41min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Myriam J. A. Chancy about her book, What Storm, What Thunder, which is out from Tin House. 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 What Storm, What Thunder by Myriam J. A. Chancy Framing Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women by Myriam J. A. Chancy Myriam Recommends Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys The One-Armed Sister Sweeps the House by Cherie Jones The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline About the Author Myriam J. A. Chancy is a Haitian-Canadian-American writer, the HBA Chair in the Humanities at Scripps College in Claremont, California, and a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Website | Instagram CONTACT Questions? Comments? Email us [email protected].  SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter | Facebook |

  • Interview with Jung Yun Pt. 2

    03/11/2021 Duración: 46min

    In this week’s episode, Joce talks with Jung Yun about her novel, O Beautiful, which out now from St. Martin’s Press. 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 Shelter by Jung Yun O Beautiful by Jung Yun Jung Recommends The Evening Hero by Marie Myung-Ok Lee The Apology by Jim Han Author Bio Jung Yun was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Fargo, North Dakota. Her debut novel, Shelter was long-listed for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, and a semi-finalist for Good Reads’ Best Fiction Book of 2016. A 2018 MacDowell fellow, her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post,Tin House, and others. She lives in Baltimore, and serves as an assistant professor at the George Washington

  • Interview with Jen Campbell Pt. 2

    27/10/2021 Duración: 54min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Jen Campbell about her book, The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers, which is out from Thames & Hudson. 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 Sister Who Ate Her Brothers: And Other Gruesome Tales by Jen Campbell The Girl Aquarium by Jen Campbell Franklin’s Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell Jen Recommends Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig Disability Invisibility edited by Alice Wong Growing Up Disabled in Australia edited by Carly Findlay Disfigured by Amanda Leduc Mrs. March by Virginia Feito The Talented Mrs. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith About the AuthorJen Campbell is a bestselling author and award-winning poet. She's written ten books for both adults and children, spanning nonfiction, poetry, short stories and children's book

  • Ep. 120 | Quicksand and The Unquiet Dead

    20/10/2021 Duración: 46min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Quicksand and The Unquiet Dead. 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 The JCB Prize for Literature Interview with Alice Bolin, Dead Girls Video Interview with Ausma Zehanat Khan Books Mentioned The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito Translated from Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles Further Reading Revenge by Yoko Ogawa The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley A Death in Shonagatchhi by Ritual Das CONTACT Questions? Comments? Email us [email protected].  SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website Music by Miki Saito with Isaac Greene Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Interview with Alexis Daria

    13/10/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this week’s episode, Joce talks with Alexis Daria about her novel, A Lot Like Adios, which out now from Avon. 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 A Lot Like Adios by Alexis Daria You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria Alexis Recommends The Wedding Crasher by Mia Sosa The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo With Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Author BioAward-winning, bestselling author Alexis Daria is a lifelong New Yorker who writes stories celebrating the lives and loves of Latinx characters. Her 2020 release, You Had Me At Hola, was a national bestseller, New York Times Editor's Choice Pick and featured on several “Best of” lists for the year. Website | Twitter | Instagram Buy the Book CONTACT Q

  • Ep. 119 | She Writes Crime

    06/10/2021 Duración: 50min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra and Sumaiyya, with special guest, Abby, discuss crime fiction for October’s theme She Writes Crime. Thanks to Our Sponsor! For a limited time, our listeners can use promo code – Funjet75 – for $75 off your next Funjet vacation to RIU hotels and resorts. 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 MentionedThe JCB Prize for Literature Books Mentioned The Khan by Saima Mir Out by Natsuo Kirino Translated from Japanese by Stephen Snyder The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito Translated from Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles Abby Recommends My Sweet Girl by Amanda Jayatissa I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurdardottir Currently Reading Heaven by Mieko Kawakami Translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd Black Water Sister by Zen

  • Interview with Lauren Groff

    29/09/2021 Duración: 34min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Lauren Groff about her book, Matrix, which is out now from Riverhead Books. 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 Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff Florida by Lauren Groff Matrix by Lauren Groff Lauren Recommends Agatha of Little Neon by Claire Luchette 2666 by Roberto Bolaño, Translated by Natasha Wimmer Amulet by Roberto Bolaño, Translated by Chris Andrews Harrow by Joy Williams About the Author Lauren Groff is the author of six books of fiction, the most recent the novel MATRIX (September 2021). Her work has won The Story Prize, the ABA Indies’ Choice Award, and France’s Grand Prix de l’Héroïne, was twice a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction and the Kirkus Prize, and was shortlisted for the National Book Crit

  • Introducing True Love, Season 2

    27/09/2021 Duración: 08min

    How do you hide a love affair when you’re two big-name Hollywood stars? True love is a new scripted podcast from Wondery that brings you stories of scandal, romance, and drama. In the new season, Abby and Erik are co-stars in a new blockbuster superhero franchise. The last thing either of their careers need is an on-set romance … but they just can’t help themselves. Each season of True Love is passionate, scandalous, and inspired by a real-life love story. This is just a preview, but you can listen to the full episode at wondery.fm/TrueLoveSeason2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Interview with Paula Hawkins

    22/09/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Paula Hawkins about her book, A Slow Fire Burning, which is out now from Riverhead Books. 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 Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Into the Water by Paula Hawkins A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins Paula Recommends The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak The Turnout by Megan Abbot Dream Girl by Laura Lippman Notes on a Execution by Daniel Kukafka About the Author Paula Hawkins worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction. She is the author of two #1 New York Times bestselling novels, Into The Water and The Girl on The Train. An international #1 bestseller, The Girl on the Train has sold 23 million copies worldwide and has been adapted into a major motion

  • Ep. 118 | Incarceration Nations & Prison By Any Other Name

    15/09/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss Incarceration Nations and A Prison By Any Other Name. 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 Prison By Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms by Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World by Baz Dreisinger Further Reading Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa After Story by Larissa Behrendt Angela Y. Davis body of work (including Freedom Is a Constant Struggle, Are Prisons Obsolete?)  The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson We Do This ‘Til We Free Us by Mariame Kaba The Pedagogy of Pathologization: Dis/abled Girls of Color in the School-prison

  • Interview with Crystal Wilkinson

    08/09/2021 Duración: 35min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Crystal Wilkinson about her book, Perfect Black, which out now from the University of Kentucky Press. Thanks to our sponsors! Sign-up now and browse more Literary Events and Workshops at literatureandpen.com! 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 Birds of Opulence by Crystal Wilkinson Perfect Black by Crystal Wilkinson Crystal Recommends In Pursuit of Flavor by Edna Lewis Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry by Nikki Finney The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw Horsepower by Joy Priest Affrilachia by Frank X Walker Spaces Between Us: Poetry, Prose and Art on HIV/AIDS by Kelly Norman Ellis Just Lookin' Out of the Window: Life's Lessons From My Mother by Kieth Wilson dying in the scarecrow's arms by Mitc

  • Ep. 117 | Incarceration

    01/09/2021 Duración: 34min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss books around the theme of incarceration. Thanks to Our Sponsors! Go to http://talkspace.com and use the code READINGWOMEN for $100 off your first month. Try MUBI for 30 Days at MUBI.com/ReadingWomen. 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 Black and Blue: A Memoir of Racism and Resilience by Veronica Gorrie From the Desk of Zoey Washington by Janae Marks Prison By Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms by Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World by Baz Dreisinger Further Reading Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa After Story by Larissa Behrendt Angela Y. Davis body of work (including Freedom Is a Constant Struggle, Are Prison

  • Interview with Meron Hadero

    25/08/2021 Duración: 44min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra talks with Meron Hadero about her short story, “Street Sweep”, which recently won the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing. Plus, Didi sent along questions for Meron too! #TeamWork Thanks to our sponsors! Try MUBI for 30 Days at MUBI.com/ReadingWomen 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 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing - About the Prize Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing Didi’s Introduction to the AKO Caine Prize Didi’s Q&A with Iryn Tushabe Didi’s Q&A with Meron Hadero Didi’s Q&A with Doreen Baingana Books Mentioned “Street Sweep” by Meron Hadero A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times: Stories Meron Recommends The Other Shortlisted Cain Prize Authors What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Ar

  • Ep. 116 | World of Wonders & The Way Through the Woods

    18/08/2021 Duración: 53min

    In this week’s episode, Kendra and Sachi discuss World of Wonders and The Way Through the Woods. 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 Information on #StopLine3 Milkweed Editions Books Mentioned The Way Through the Woods: Of Mushrooms and Mourning by Long Litt Woon, Translated by Barbara J. Haveland World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed Mountains Piled Upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene edited by Jessica Cory Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West by Lauren Redniss Shelby’s Recommendations Mig

  • Interview | Zakiya Dalila Harris

    11/08/2021 Duración: 51min

    In this week’s episode, Joce talks with Zakiya Dalila Harris about her novel, The Other Black Girl, which out now from Atria Books. 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 Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris Zakiya Recommends Passing by Nella Larsen All Her Little Secrets by Wanda Morris Zakiya Dalila Harris spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel The Other Black Girl. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in Cosmopolitan, Guernica, and The Rumpus. She lives in Brooklyn. Website | Twitter | Instagram Buy the Book CONTACT Questions? Comments? Email us [email protected].  SOCIAL MEDIA Twitter | Faceb

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