episode 13: Scott Rogers and the 2016 wrap up

Scott Rogers joined us to talk about books we loved in 2016, books that surprised us, trends we noted and trends we bucked. Isaac talks about his reading couches. We discuss reading resolutions. And we get a great update on what’s happening with Big Ed and Summer America Barnham.

Books we mentioned

The Only Ones – Carola Dibbell
Black Wave – Michelle Tea
The Dark Tower (book five) – Stephen King
Slow Days, Fast Company – Eve Babitz
The Buried Giant – Kazuo Ishiguro
The Kingkiller Chronicle (Book 1: The Name of the Wind) – Patrick Rothfuss
A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James
Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes
The Gutenberg Elegies – Sven Birkerts
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
Jerusalem – Alan Moore
Rising Up and Rising Down – William T. Vollmann
The Folly of Loving Life – Monica Drake
In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
What is the What – Dave Eggers
City on Fire – Garth Risk Hallberg
The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
Bats of the Republic – Zachary Thomas Dodson
Satin Island – Tom McCarthy
The Reactive – Masande Ntshanga
A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara
The Last Samurai – Helen DeWitt
The Sellout – Paul Beatty
The Tsar of Love and Techno – Anthony Marra
Sweetbitter – Stephanie Danler
Between the World and Me -Ta-Nehisi Coates
Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi
The Vegetarian – Han Kang
Version Control – Dexter Palmer
Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead
Moby Dick – Herman Melville


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