On this episode, we discuss our October 2023 book club pick, Natural Beauty by Ling Ling Huang, a story about a piano prodigy conservatory dropout who takes a job at the high-end wellness company Holistik and gets drawn into the unsettling world of beauty for rich people, and what they’re willing to pay to attain it. Part satire, part dystopian horror, with a helping of body horror and child of immigrant guilt, a perfect read for spooky month!
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The Books & Boba November 2023 pick is Squire by Nadia Shammas & Sara Alfageeh
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Little Shop of Horrors in NYC now starring Constance Wu
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is now in its fifth succulent year at the Westside Theatre! And right now, the man-eating musical has welcomed to the cast star of Crazy Rich Asians and Fresh Off the Boat Constance Wu and High School Musical’s Corbin Bleu. Don’t miss this delicious duo, onstage together for a limited time only.
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