BSG #72: Shout Out to Babies Everywhere / The School for Good Mothers

This week, accompany the three remaining non-mothers of the squad for a discussion of “The School for Good Mothers” by Jessamine Chan. We discuss the way the book explores the intersection of race, motherhood, and the legal system, officially coin the term “low scifi,” and fantasize about casting Oscar Isaac in the upcoming adaptation. Plus: we finally read Jordan’s listener feedback! Join us for our next episode on 10/17 when we’ll talk “Hocus Pocus 2” with Melanie Anderson and Lisa Kröger – authors of “Toil and Trouble: A Women’s History of the Occult” — and don’t forget to read along for our next bookpisode on “Our Wives Under the Sea” by Julia Armfield on 10/31, because nothing says Halloween like sad lesbians. We DARE you to send us your feedback to!

:30– Welcome! A light icebreaker
9:48– Book intro
10:53– Meaning and themes
45:36–the dolls!
53:22– the ending
1:00:19–casting thoughts?
1:05:38– ratings
1:10:57– Listener feedback time!
1:14:04– What’s on the blog? What’s up next?


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