Today Sara and Chelsey consider Middlemarch by George Eliot through a contemporary lens with paired books about marriage, community, and time-tested advice. You don’t need to read Middlemarch to put a book recommendation in your pocket today, so enjoy this unique collection of titles and a spoiler-free conversation.
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Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Under the Rainbow by Celia Laskey
A Girl is a Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell
Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
You Learn by Living by Eleanor Roosevelt
Notes on an Execution by Danya Kukafka
Wahala by Nikki May