Becca Tobin (Glee, Lady Gang) is back for The Stacks Book Club, and we’re discussing Rachel Kushner’s newest book The Mars Room. This gritty novel tells the story of Romy, a young mother who has been incarcerated for two life sentences. We see Romy in her life leading to prison and the world behind bars with thousands of other women struggling to survive.
There are spoilers this week, so please listen at your own risk.
- The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
- Lady Gang (PodcastOne)
- Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
- Emma Stone
- Tilda Swinton
- We Need To Talk About Kevin
- Tom Lenk
- Tom Lenk as Tilda Swinton
- “U Bum” (Hysteria, Crooked Media)
- The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
- The 13th (Netflix)
- Ava DuVernay
- “New York Prison Escape: How It Happened, and How It Ended” (Alex Johnson and Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News)
- The Staircase (Netflix)
- Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
- A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
- Bri Larson
- Saoirse Ronan
- Brooklyn (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
- Game of Thrones (HBO)
- Lady Bird (A24)
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Danielle Brooks
- Samira Wiley
- Taylor Schilling
- Natasha Lyonne
- Laura Prepon
- Laverne Cox
- Chris O’Dowd
- Paul Giamatti
- Bernadette Peters
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