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. 89 | Caribbean Heritage Month

For June’s theme, Kendra, Jaclyn, and special guest Laura discuss books for Caribbean Heritage Month! Many thanks to our sponsor! Penguin Random House Audio Check out our Patreon page...

Interview with C Pam Zhang

Kendra Winchester talks to C Pam Zhang about her debut novel How Much of These Hills Is Gold, which is out now from Riverhead. Thanks to our sponsor! A...

Ep. 88 | The Woman Warrior and Minor Feelings

To close out our month on API Heritage Month Nonfiction, Kendra and Sachi discuss The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston and Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong. Many...

Interview with Roshani Chokshi

Kendra talks to Roshani Chokshi about her latest novel Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes, the third book in her Pandava series, which is out now from Rick...

Ep. 87 | Nonfiction Books for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

For May’s theme, Kendra, Sachi, and RuthAnn discuss nonfiction books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Book Blind Date Sale: Get 15% off our hardback and paperback...

Ep. 86.5 | Rust Belt Women, with Raechel Anne Jolie and Eliese Colette Goldbach

In a special edition of Reading Women, we’re featuring women from Cleveland, Ohio! Kendra Winchester talks Raechel Anne Jolie, author of Rust Belt Femme, and Eliese Colette Goldbach, author...

Ep. 86 | A Pure Heart and Love from A to Z

To close out our month on Marriage Stories, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss A Pure Heart by Rajia Hassib and Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali. Many thanks...

Interview with Samantha Irby

Kendra talks to Samantha Irby about her essay collection Wow, No Thank You, which is out now from Vintage. Book Blind Date Sale: Get 15% off our hardback and...

Interview with Meena Kandasamy

Kendra talks to Meena Kandasamy about her novel When I Hit You; Or the Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife, which is out now from Europa. Book...

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