What Should I Read Next?

Hosted ByAnne Bogel

What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.

Ep 243: Predicting the next great American classic

Charlandra Jenkins is a Florida reader on the hunt for stories that reflect her life, love, grief, and humanity back to her. For Charlandra, new book releases and recent bestsellers by Black authors are a joy, but she’s also yearning for some history… backlist titles by women of color that say “hey! we’ve always been here, we’ve always existed”. Today, Anne recommend 3 backlist titles suited to Charlandra’s taste for complex, fully-realized female characters finding their way through life, and finding themselves along the way.They discuss Charlandra’s enduringlove for Zora Neale Hurston, novels that carry the reader through grief… and you’ll definitely want to hear about the book Charlandra expects will become a classic of our time.

Click over to the podcast website for a list of books mentioned in this episode:http://whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com/243

Follow Charlandra’s reading adventures on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rantiesnplanties

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