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.


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Ep. 23 | The Clay Girls of the Clasp

Happy Birthday to the Reading Women podcast! On June 1st, 2016, we posted our very first episode. For this anniversary episode, Autumn and Kendra talk about books around the theme: “co-host’s choice.” Hear which books Autumn and Kendra…

Interview with Emily Bitto

Autumn and Kendra interview Emily Bitto, author of The Strays, which won Australia’s 2015 Stella Prize. Emily talks about her writing process, novel research, and some of the places and and people that inspired her novel. Australian Authors Mentioned …

Ep. 22 | In the Country of Maladies

Autumn and Kendra discuss Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri and In the Country by Mia Alvar. Books Mentioned Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri In the Country by Mia Alvar   You can find all of the books featured in this podcast in…

Ep. 21 | Whatever Happened to the Manuals for Difficult Women?

Autumn and Kendra talk about books news, short story collections, and what they’re currently reading. – BOOKS MENTIONED Difficult Women by Roxane Gay A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

Interview with Heather O’Neill

We couldn’t be more excited to interview Heather O’Neill, the author of THE LONELY HEARTS HOTEL (Riverhead). Heather tells us what it’s like to be longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, gives us some behind-the-scenes info about THE LONE…

Ep. 20 | Quiet Ocean, Loud Woman

Autumn and Kendra discuss Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West and The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia Engel. – Trigger Warning: In this podcast we discuss hate speech, threats, and violence against women. – BOOKS MENTIONED

Ep. 19 | Not Your Grandma’s Book Club

Autumn and Kendra chat about the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist, some of their favorite Book of the Month picks, and what they’re currently reading. – BOOKS MENTIONED The Wangs vs the World by Jade Chang http://amzn.to/2ozRkF2

Interview with Jung Yun, Winner of the 2016 Reading Women Award for Fiction

We couldn’t be more excited to interview Jung Yun, the winner of the inaugural Reading Women award for fiction. Her novel Shelter blew us away with its gorgeous writing and depth. – In our chat with Jung, she answers all of the burning questions we’d …

Interview with Min Jin Lee

Autumn and Kendra chat with Min Jin Lee, author of PACHINKO out now from Grand Central Publishing. – Buy the Book http://amzn.to/2mGfzMt – FOLLOW MIN Website: https://www.minjinlee.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/minjinlee11

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