Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Reading Envy 194: Squirreling Books Away with Andrew

Jenny welcomes Andrew to discuss books, and we discuss myth and folk tale retellings, classics, and reading around the world. Andrew finishes every book he starts and has been in the same book group for 20 years.

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Books discussed:

Middlemarch by George Eliot
These Ghosts are Family by Maisy Card
Old School by Tobias Wolff
The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
Swansong by Kerry Andrew

Other mentions:

The Corpse Washer by Sinan Antoon
Thomas Hardy
D.H. Lawrence
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
Shirley by Charlotte Bronte
Jane Austen
BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time podcast
Literary Disco Podcast
Silas Marner by George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Ulysses by James Joyce
Ulysses dramatisation

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
The Eighth Life by Nino Harataschwili
Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
Milkman by Anna Burns
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Age 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend
Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste
An Untamed State by Roxane Gay
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Robert Frost
Ayn Rand
Ernest Hemingway
New Yorker Podcast - Tobias Wolff
The other Tobias Wolfe
Marian Keyes
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Dance of the Dissident Daughter by Sue Monk Kidd
The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Molly Brown
Folk on Foot Podcast
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson (and it's Oedipus, not Hansel and Gretel!)
Country by Michael Hughes
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
The Prince of West End Avenue by Alan Isler (not available in USA)
IraqiGirl: the Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq

Related episodes:

Episode 099 - Readalong: The Secret History
Episode 176 - Best of 2019
Episode 182 - Reading Slump with Eleanor Thoele
Episode 192 - Sly Milieu with Thomas

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