Miracle Creek is a courtroom drama meets literary fiction book by Angie Kim, it is also today’s selection for The Stacks Book Club. To help us break down this story of parental anxiety, belonging, and the right to life, we have author and activist Rachel Overvoll (Finding Feminism). Today we discuss intention vs. impact, the language we use around ability levels, and how we respond to characters who do bad things.
There are spoilers on this week’s episode. For a spoiler free look at this book check out The Short Stacks with Angie Kim.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. If you’d like to support your local indie, you can shop through IndieBound.
- Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
- Finding Feminism by Rachel Overvoll
- “The Short Stacks 16: Angie Kim//Miracle Creek” (The Stacks)
- There There by Tommy Orange
- Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
- Tell Me Lies by Carola Lovering
- Global Down Syndrome Society
- Small Animals by Kim Brooks
- RAICES– Action Network
- Critical review of Miracle Creek on Goodreads
- Cochlear Implants
- Rain Man (Barry Levinson, 1988)
- Vincent Van Gogh
- If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim
- The Affair (Showtime)
- Adam Scott
- Big Little Lies (HBO)
- Lana Candor
- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Susan Johnson, 2018)
- Ginnifer Goodwin
- Big Love (HBO)
- Claire Danes
- Homeland (Showtime)
- Constance Wu
- Chloë Sevigny
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