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. 11 | Women in Translation

This week starts our focus of women in translation. After months of prep, (Autumn will explain why on this one 😉 ), we are finally ready to talk about #FerranteFever and giant tomes of female glory. So sit back and get ready for The Man Booker Prize,

Ep. 10 | Dylan and the Discovery of Goldenloin

In this episode, Autumn, Kendra, and special guest Dylan discuss Fun Home and Nimona. Get ready to thrill in the wonders of graphic novels and comics! Books Mentioned – Nimona by Noelle Stevenson Fun Home by Alison Bechdel – Contact

Ep. 9 | Just Picture It

For the month of October, we’re talking about our favorite graphic novels and comics! But first, it’s time to talk about the most wonderful time of the year–award season!! AND check out all the new books we’re excited about for this fall. News

Ep. 8 | The Dear Diverse South

In this episode, Autumn and Kendra discuss two of their favorite works of Souther literature: Mama Day and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Warning! There are *spoilers* Books Discussed – Mama Day by Gloria Naylor

Ep. 7 | The Autumn Show

It’s September! A new month means a new theme. This time around, it’s Southern Literature!! Autumn’s favorite! Prepare yourself for a month filled with all things that remind us of the American South. News

Ep. 6.5 | Bonus Book Rec Show 2.0

There are five Wednesdays this month, and you know what that means–our book rec show! Cool Bookish News – #women_writers Twitter chat Decatur Book Festival – Book Recommendations Question 1: I’m looking for a classic novel that deals with the …

Ep. 6 | Hermione Granger and the Two Useless Boys

Autumn and Kendra discuss their fierce love and adoration for Hermione Granger and her planning skills. Books Mentioned in this Podcast – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Ep. 5 | Attempting to Fill the Harry Potter Void

In this episode, the Reading Women discuss the books they read to try to fill the Harry-shaped void in their lives. Books Mentioned in This Podcast The Night Circus by Erin MorgensternThe Charlie Bone Series by Jenny NimmoCharmed Life by Diana Wynne …

Ep. 4 | Motherhood, Mythology, and Marjane

This week, the Reading discuss Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward and Persepolis by Majane Satrapi. Books Mentioned in this Podcast – Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward Persepolis by Marjane Satropi Sex Object by Jessica Valenti

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