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. 54 | A Place for Us and Purple Hibiscus

For our month about memoirs, we discuss A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza and Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Books Mentioned

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza 

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Music “Reading Women” Composed and Recorded by Isaac and Sarah Greene

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