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Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Ep. 11 | Women in Translation

This week starts our focus of women in translation. After months of prep, (Autumn will explain why on this one 😉 ), we are finally ready to talk about #FerranteFever and giant tomes of female glory. So sit back and get ready for The Man Booker Prize, this month’s selections new books, and more!

Books Mentioned

  • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
  • Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
  • His Bloody Project by Roderick Macrae
  • Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
  • All That Man Is by David Szalay
  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
  • The Sea by John Banville
  • The Life of Pi by Yann Martell
  • The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
  • The Big Green Tent by Lyudmila Ulitskaya
  • The Vegetarian by Han Kang
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
  • My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  • The Scapegoat by Sofia Nikolaidou
  • Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
  • The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
  • Victoria by Julia Baird
  • Swing Time by Zadie Smith

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