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Exploring the Backlists: Black History Month Edition


Mariquita talks about some of her favorite backlist titles from Black authors, covering genres like non-fiction, humor, romance, mystery, sci-fi and more. There’s something for everyone to love.

Book Mentioned: 

We Are Never Meeting In Real Life by Samantha Irby

Please Don’t Sit On My Bed In Your Outside Clothes by Phoebe Robinson

Everything’s Trash, But It’s OK by Phoebe Robinson

You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Long Division by Kiese Laymon

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi

White is For Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

The City We Became by NK Jemisin

Also mentioned:

Samantha Irby’s Substack: Bitches Gotta Eat! 

Feminist Book Club’s Best Books of 2021 (In Our Opinion) Episode

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

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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