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Why we don’t like nonfiction… or do we?!

April 15, 2020
Episode 3

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Why we don’t like nonfiction… or do we?!

Traci is listening to: My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Ellie is listening to: Open Book by Jessica Simpson

Traci is reading: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda (released June 23, 2020)

Also mentioned by Megan Miranda: All the Missing Girls and The Perfect Stranger

Ellie is reading: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Also mentioned: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Nonfiction Traci mentioned:

America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini

Educated by Tara Westover

Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman

Smitten Kitchen Every Day by Deb Perelman

The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

I’ll be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

The Office by Andy Greene

Nonfiction Ellie mentioned:

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan

Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan

Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan

Surprised by Motherhood by Lisa Jo Baker

Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist

Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist

Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Yes Please by Amy Pohler

The New One by Mike Birbiglia

Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook by Maria Litchy˙

Burnout by Emily and Amelia Nagoski

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Books Also Mentioned:

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

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