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Book Gift Ideas + Homesick Holidays


Supply chain delays in book buying — what does that even MEAN!? Emma talks a little about how this affects the publishing industry and suggests a few short reads as holiday gifts to order now (get that book buying in early for the holidays!). Next, Natalia gets vulnerable in a segment about Dominican oregano, homesickness, and the holidays. Are you ready to feel your feelings?! We’re not either.

Books mentioned by Emma: 

Earth Keeper by N. Scott Momaday

Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera & Celia Moscote

Displacement by Kiku Hughes

Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Are Prisons Obsolete by Angela Davis

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

The Body Is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl’s Notes from the End of the World by Kai Cheng Thom

Article Mentioned: ‘The Beginning of the Snowball’: Supply-Chain Snarls Delay Books

Books Mentioned by Natalia:
Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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This episode was edited by Phalin Oliver and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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