Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Reading Envy 025: Mule and Plow

Jenny is joined by Jason, who first appeared on Reading Envy back on Episode 014: Flannery O'Connor with Zombies. This time he brought three books to talk about, and both settled in at the Reading Envy pub for a long reading chat.

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Book selections:

Justine by Lawrence Durrell
One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond
Battleborn: Stories by Claire Vaye Watkins
Us Conductors by Sean Michaels
The Blueberry Years: A Memoir of Farm and Family by Jim Minick

Other books and authors mentioned:
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Cormac McCarthy
Laura van den Berg
William Gay
Ron Rash
The Isle of Youth: Stories by Laura van den Berg
what the world will look like when all the water leaves us by Laura van den Berg
Find Me by Laura van den Berg
Birds of a Lesser Paradise: Stories by Megan Mayhew Bergman
Almost Famous Women: Stories by Megan Mayhew Bergman

Other links mentioned:
Episode 014: Flannery O'Connor with Zombies
The Office (USA version)
Episode 003: 3 of 5 Stars (another mention of BJ Novak!)
Young Lions Award for Fiction (from the NYPL)
Guggenheim Fellowship
Scotiabank Giller Prize
Said the Gramophone
Music in & On the Air performed by Clara Rockmore

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Jason on Twitter
Jenny at GoodReads
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