On this episode of The Short Stacks our guest is award-wining author, Miriam Toews. We are discussing her new book, Women Talking, which is inspired by true events of a series of rapes within a Mennonite community in Bolivia. We talk about the differences between a first and eighth book, what other jobs Miriam might like to have, and what authors you should check out if you likeWomen Talking. There are no spoilers today.
Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. The Stacks participates in affiliate programs, and shopping through the links below (mostly Amazon) helps support the show, at no cost to you.
- Women Talking by Miriam Toews
- All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
- A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
- The Stacks Pack
- “Bolivia: 8 Mennonites Accused of Rape” (Reuters, The New York Times)
- “A Verdict in Bolivia’s Shocking Case of the Mennonite Rapes” (Jean Friedman-Rudovsky, Time)
- Rachel Cusk
- Roberto Bolaño
- Virginia Woolf
- The Bible
- Joy Williams
- Pat Barker
- Alice Munro
- Margaret Atwood
- Nelson Algren
- Never a Lovely So Real by Colin Asher
Connect with Isaac: Miriam’s Facebook
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