BSG #62: Misandry: The Episode / Everyone Knows Your Mother’s a Witch

Ayla Zuraw-Frieldand joins the squad to discuss Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch by Rivka Galchen. The team takes it back to the 1600s to talk about ageism, humor, and history in this quirky standout 2021 novel. Next time, we’ll discuss our favorite things of 2021 and exchange presents. On our next bookpisode, we’ll discuss My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones.

:30–Welcome, Ayla! And Icebreakers
8:50–Book intro
12:00–Galchen’s voice and the book’s style
23:30–Is she actually a witch?
28:00–witches are trending
40:51–”People don’t like an old lady story”
53:21–Kelli thought this book would be funny. Is it?
1:08:25–Listener feedback
1:24:03–What’s on the blog? What’s up next?

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