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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. 75 | Cross-Cultural Dualities

For October’s  theme, Kendra, Sumaiyya, and new Reading Women contributor Bezi discuss books that feature characters experiencing cultural dualities. You can find the complete show notes and transcript over on our website.

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Things MentionedThe JCB Prize for LiteratureThe National Book Award

Books MentionedOther Words for Home by Jasmine WargaThe Pact We Made by by Layla AlAmmarOur Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World edited by Zahra HankirThe Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob

Guest PicksBeneath the Lion’s Gaze by Maaza MengisteThe Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin

Currently ReadingThe Confession by Jessie BurtonI’m Telling the Truth But I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi

Our Guest: Bezi Yohannes: Instagram | Twitter

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