Reading Women

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. 13 | The Reading Women Awards!!

It’s finally here! The first ever Reading Women Awards! We are thrilled to announce the winners in two categories: nonfiction and fiction. But first! The runners-up.

Nonfiction Runner-up: Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein

Fiction Runner-up: The Mothers by Brit Bennett

And the winners are:

Nonfiction Winner: All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister

Fiction Winner: Shelter by Jung Yun

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Music: “Stickybee” by Josh Woodard

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