Gayle and Nicole discuss new October releases they are looking forward to reading, and – surprise! – a lot of them are nonfiction! (And not all of the nonfiction ones are Nicole’s picks.) We also discuss where the expression “the old college try” came from, announce a fun giveaway for our podcast listeners (calling all Jojo Moyes fans!) and check in on our (non)progress on our 2019 reading challenges.
Books mentioned in this episode:
Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Talking To Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
The New Me by Halle Butler
My Year Of Rest And Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
Atomic Habits by James Clear
The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall
Before Everything by Victoria Redel
The Other’s Gold by Elizabeth Ames
The Falconer by Dana Czapnik
Stillness Is The Key by Ryan Holiday
If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman
Marley by Jon Clinch
Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin
The Eight Master Lessons Of Nature by Gary Ferguson
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes
One Day by Gene Weingarten
Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life–in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There) by Sarah Hurwitz
Links mentioned in this episode:
Lisa Taddeo on the effects of past relationships – Lit Up Podcast
Oprah’s Book Club starts a new chapter with Apple
2019 Everyday I Write The Book Reading Challenge
2019 PopSugar Reading Challenge
Jonathan Franzen article about climate change, “What If We Stopped Pretending?” in The New Yorker
A Conversation With Sarah Hurwitz, The Washington Post
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