Jul 23, 2019
Hannah and Michael talk about the UK’s answer to Thomas Kinkade, moving with books, and hot takes on literature.
Jack Vettriano Profile in the Independent (2010)
Robert Caro, The Power Broker
Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch
Ben Lerner, 10:04
May 21, 2019
Hannah and Michael talk Kalamazoo, old fav Danielle Steel, political book scandals, and the books on offer at the hairport.
The Mueller Report
Melissa Caruso, The Tethered Mage
Gary Sinise, Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service
Sally Rooney, Conversations with Friends; Normal People
Apr 23, 2019
We’re back for another chatty interlude! Michael and Hannah discuss rich authors, romance, real estate, and reading lists.
Jessica Knoll, The Luckiest Girl Alive
Alyssa Cole, An Extraordinary Union
Harlan Coben, Tell No One
Elizabeth McCracken, Bowlaway
Kate Atkinson, Transcription
Mar 19, 2019
Your faithful hosts pop in to talk travel hacks and why it’s worth traveling to eighteenth-century England. Plus, a dip into what we’re actually reading!
Feb 12, 2019
We interrupt our hiatus to bring you a special TBC on Dan Mallory, best-selling thriller writer and Olympic-level scammer, whose shenanigans were recently exposed in The New Yorker. Plus we talk LA libraries, mail fails, and (according to Michael) the single most horrifying article published so far in 2019.