Girls, Wives, Women & Sisters of the Books

After teasing the start of having guest for the last several episodes, we come through. Today we chat with Catherine from The Gilmore Guide to Books about the book industry’s obsession with generic women roles in their titles.

Our Reading List

Becoming by Michelle Obama
Hungover: The Morning After & One Man’s Quest For The Cure by Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall
Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learn From Eighties Movies (and Why We Don’t Learn Them From Movies Any More) by Hadley Freeman
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Annisa Gray
Feminasty: The Complicated Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death by Erin Gibson
Unmarriageable by Sonia Kamal
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride & Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld
The Inspector Linley series by Elizabeth George
Duncan Kincaid/ Gemma James series by Deborah Crombie
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache series by Louise Penny
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
The Seduction of Water by Carol Goodman
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
The Wife Between Us & An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks &
The Wife by Meg Wolitzer
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Nifenegger
Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen
Time Was by Ian McDonald
The Headmaster’s Wife & The Perfect Liar by Christopher Thomas Green
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Last week we talked about some of our favorite books with African-American author and/or main characters. Make sure to listen in!

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