Literary Roadhouse Bookclub

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Discussion Notes: Black Leopard Red Wolf For this discussion we read Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James. In two weeks we will read The Bridegroom Was a Dog by Yoko Tawada. Rated: Exlicit. SUPER Explicit! We were supposed to release this bo
Discussion Notes: Exit West In January we read Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Next month we will read Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James. Rated: Clean Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, which was short listed for the
Discussion Notes: Milkman In January we read Milkman by Anna Burns. Next month we will read Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. Rated: Adult Themes, Clean-ish Language Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss the 2018 Booker prize winner Milkman by Anna Burns
Discussion Notes: American Pastoral In December we read American Pastoral by Philip Roth. Next month we will read Milkman by Anna Burns. Rated: Adult Themes, Clean Language Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss American Pastoral by Philip Roth, th
Discussion Notes: Sing, Unburied, Sing In November we read Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Next month we will read American Pastoral by Philip Roth. Rated: Difficult Themes, One F-bomb Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss Sing, Unburied, Sin
Discussion Notes: Crazy Rich Asians In October we read Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Next month we will read Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Rated: Explicit Gerald, Anais, and Colette discuss Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Though not
Discussion Notes: Manhattan Beach In September we read Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Next month we will read Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. Rated: Explicit This week we welcome back Colette Sartor who joined us on the weekly short story d
Discussion Notes: Here Comes the Sun In August we read Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn. Next month we will read Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Rated: Explicit This week the bookclub makes due with just Gerald and Anais! In spite of
Discussion Notes: Reservoir 13 In July we read Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor. Next month we will read Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn Rated: Clean Winner of the 2017 Costa Novel Award, Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor challenges reader expe
Discussion Notes: The Sympathizer In June we read The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Next month we will read Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor. Rated: Explicit Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize, this gripping novel centers around a mole in the Vi
Discussion Notes: The Heirs Next month’s novel: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Rated: Adult Themes In May we read The Heirs by Susan Rieger, a character-driven novel chock full of thrilling plot twists. Gerald and Anais were joined by gue
Discussion Notes: Lincoln in the Bardo Next month’s novel: The Heirs by Susan Rieger Rated: Explicit The bookclub read the 2017 Man Booker Prize winner Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. The hosts are split with Anais vehemently defending
Discussion Notes: Swing Time Next month’s novel: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Rated: Clean On today’s show, Anais, Gerald, and Tamara discuss Zadie Smith’s Swing Time, a vibrant story about race, class, and long-term friendship. All
Discussion Notes: The Association of Small Bombs Next month’s novel: Swing Time by Zadie Smith Rated: Explicit themes and language The Literary Roadhouse Bookclub is back after a (year) long hiatus! And we’ve made some behind the scenes staff
Discussion Notes: White Light Next month’s novel: The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Rated: Explicit themes and language On today’s show, Anais, Gerald, and Maya gush over this literary novel that delves into the artistic process,
Discussion Notes: A Head Full of Ghosts We’re back! Listen to the opening clip to learn more about our break and what you can do to prevent future breaks. Namely, support us! Either at patreon.com/literaryroadhouse and/or by leaving a review on
Discussion Notes: Underground Airlines Next month’s novel: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay Rated: Clean Na’amen Gobert Tilahun This month we welcome Na’amen Gobert Tilahun, a California-based writer whose words have appeared in io9.com,
Discussion Notes: The Trouble with Goats and Sheep Next month’s novel: Underground Airlines by Ben Winters Rated: Clean Tamara Woods This month we welcome back Tamara Woods, author of The Shaping of an Angry Black Woman, and writer behind the
Discussion Notes: God Help the Child Next month’s novel: The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon Rated: Adult Themes Lovelyn Bettison This month we’re joined by Lovelyn Bettison, author of Perfect Family and The Box. She is an avid r
Discussion Notes: Tram 83 Next month’s novel: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison Rated: Explicit This month we discuss Tram 83 with John McCoy, host of Sophomore Lit, a podcast about your tenth grade reading list. Follow John on twitter @trace
Discussion Notes: The Sellout Next Month’s novel is Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy Rated: Explicit for Adult Themes and Language Our guest this month couldn’t make it, but Anais, Maya, and Gerald dove in to this dark satire by Paul Beatty.
Guest: Karan Bajaj Rated: Clean This week we have a treat for you! Literary Roadhouse  Discussions in a new intermittent extra podcast where we discuss literature and writing with authors and other literary figures. Our first guest is Karan Ba
Discussion Notes: Your Heart is a Muscle The Size of a Fist Next Month’s novel is The Sellout by Paul Beatty Rated: Clean This month author Michael La Ronn joins us to discuss Sunil Yapa’s novel, Your Heart is a Muscle The Size of a Fist. In ad
Rated: This episode has adult themes but does not have adult language Yay! The Literary Roadhouse Bookclub is here and this month we discussed the novel Inheritance by Lan Samantha Chang. Tamara Woods joins us for this weeks bookclub discussio
Rated Explicit for Adult Themes and Language This month Roz Morris joins us as guest co-host. She is a ghost writer, writing teacher and author of My Memories of a Future Life and Lifeform Three. She was a wonderful addition to this weeks discu
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