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Othersode #37: Ghosts Are Outside the Legal System / The Remaking

Things get spoooooky on this #othersode as the squad discusses “The Remaking” by Clay McLeod Chapman. We talk about storytelling, remakes, trauma, and of course, ghosts! Next we dig into some hot takes on “Little Women” in our listener feedback. Head to the #BookSquadBlog for TV recaps, Oscars talk, comic reviews, and Emily’s February Foreign Films series. Send your feedback to thesquad@booksquadgoalscom! Read along with us for our next #bookpisode on “The Need” by Helen Philips on February 24.

Table of Contents

:30 – Intro and favorite remakes
10:45 – Book intro
12:50 – The conceit of the novel, storytelling
19:50 – Is remaking a good thing?
34:54 – How does this story engage with trauma? Is there healing?
4:15 – Why would true crime fans enjoy this?
44:50 – Ratings!
50:00 – An ode to Pea
52:58 – Listener feedback!
1:05:50 – What’s on the blog? What’s up next?

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