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.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes and on Bookshop.org and Amazon.
- 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
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