Episode Transcripts

Ep. 222 Living in Between with Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Ep. 223 Our Existence as Protest with Caleb Gayle

Ep. 224 Writing with Duende with Erika L. Sánchez

Ep. 225 Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih — The Stacks Book Club (Elamin Abdelmahmoud)

Ep. 226 A Literal Relationship with the Past with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ep. 227 Funny but Not F*cking Around with W. Kamau Bell and Kate Schatz

Ep. 228 Grief is Love with Marisa Renee Lee

Ep. 229 Destabilizing Whiteness with Mohsin Hamid

Ep. 230 How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee — The Stacks Book Club (Ingrid Rojas Contreras)

Ep. 231 At the End of Every Day There’s a Book with Lisa Lucas

Ep. 232 What Should the Rules Be with Andrea Elliott

Ep. 233 A Grieving Apocalyptic Historian with Saeed Jones

Ep. 234 The Trees by Percival Everett — The Stacks Book Club (Lisa Lucas)

Ep. 235 Filipinx Literary Renaissance with Anthony Christian Ocampo

Ep. 236 I Thought I Was the Problem with Brandon Kyle Goodman

Ep. 237 Girl Fear with Kamila Shamsie

Ep. 238 Fairest by Meredith Talusan — The Stacks Book Club (Anthony Christian Ocampo)

Ep. 239 The Purpose of a System Is What It Does with Mariame Kaba

Ep. 240 Hold the Powers that Be Accountable with Jemele Hill

Ep. 241 Names on Top of Names on Top of Names with Jonathan Abrams

Ep. 242 Lurching from Disaster to Disaster with Steven W. Thrasher

Ep. 243 Prison by Any Other Name by Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law — The Stacks Book Club (Mariame Kaba)

Ep. 244 Relentlessly Positive with Greta Johnsen

Ep. 245 The Worst Moments of His Life with Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa

Ep. 246 The Best Books of 2022 with Andrew Limbong

Ep. 247 True Biz by Sara Nović — The Stacks Book Club (Greta Johnsen)

Ep. 248 For the Love of Celebrity Memoirs with Chelsea Devantez

Ep. 249 The Vibe is Really Gnarly with Aubrey Gordon

Ep. 250 A Litany of Abuses with Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham

Ep. 251 The Meaning of Mariah Carey by Mariah Carey — The Stacks Book Club

Ep. 252 Begging to Go to the Library with Mina Kimes

Ep. 253 I Tend to Write About It with Lamya H.

Ep. 254 Heartbreak is Pivotal to Romance with Camonghne Felix

Ep. 255 The Round House by Louise Erdrich — The Stacks Book Club (Mina Kimes)

Ep. 256 Centering Us with Shanita Hubbard

Ep. 257 The Hardest Book I Had to Write with Carol Anderson

Ep. 258 Long-Suffering Basketball Fans with José Olivarez

Ep. 259 How Innocent Are They with Joseph Earl Thomas

Ep. 260 Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay — The Stacks Book Club (Shanita Hubbard)

Ep. 261 All at Once with Clint Smith

Ep. 262 Joy, Surprise, and Uplift with Ari Shapiro

Ep. 263 Revisiting Waco 30 Years Later with Jeff Guinn, Stephan Talty, and Kevin Cook

Ep. 264 Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay — The Stacks Book Club (Clint Smith)

Ep. 265 Deep Comfort Reads with Nicole Chung

Ep. 266 We Are the Ones Who Make the World with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Ep. 267 The Pull to Make Art with Vashti Harrison

Ep. 268 Over Burdened and Under Funded by Roxanna Asgarian