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. 85 | Marriage Stories

Things have been rough out in the world recently, so we have an EXTENDED episode for you today. For April’s theme, Kendra, Sumaiyya, and Joce discuss Marriage Stories! Book...

Interview with Emily St. John Mandel

Kendra talks to Emily St. John Mandel, the author of The Glass Hotel, which is out now from Knopf. Book Blind Date Sale: Get 15% off our hardback and...

Ep. 84 | These Truths and The Warmth of Other Suns

To close out our month on Women in History, Kendra and Jaclyn discuss These Truths by Jill Lepore and The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. This episode...

Interview with Abi Daré

Kendra talks to Abi Daré, the author of The Girl with the Louding Voice, which is out now from Dutton. Many thanks to today’s sponsors: The Henna Artist by...

Ep. 83 | Women in History!

For March’s theme, Kendra, Jaclyn, and Bree discuss book about women in history. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies....

Interview with Nicole Chung

Kendra talks to Nicole Chung, the Editor in Chief of Catapult Magazine and one of the co-editors of A Map Is Only One Story, which is out now from...

Ep. 82 | Afrofuturism and Parable of the Sower

To close out our month on Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism, Kendra, Sachi, and Bezi discuss Afrofuturism and Parable of the Sower. Get 20% off of our book blind dates over in our store! Check...

Interview with Kiley Reid

Kendra talks to Kiley Reid about her debut novel, Such a Fun Age, which is out now from Putnam. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club...

Ep. 81 | Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism

For February’s theme, Kendra, Sachi, and new Reading Women contributor Bezi discuss Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism! Get 20% off of our book blind dates over in our store! Check out...

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