Extraordinary Books About Ordinary People



In this episode, Gayle and Nicole discuss their favorite books about ordinary people with ordinary lives and ordinary jobs. They also catch up on what they’re reading and why Gayle has been in such a dark reading mood.

Books discussed in this episode:
When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald (Gayle’s review here)
A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson (Gayle’s review here)
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
Long Bright River by Liz Moore
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (Gayle’s review here)
You by Caroline Kepnes
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
Last Night At The Lobster by Stewart O’Nan (Gayle’s review here)
Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid (Gayle’s review here)
Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane (Gayle’s review here)
The Real Michael Swann by Bryan Reardon (Gayle’s review here)
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (Gayle’s review here)
The Lager Queen Of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal (Gayle’s review here)
The Current by Tim Johnston
Golden Child by Claire Adam (Gayle’s review here)
Things You Save In A Fire by Katherine Center (Gayle’s review here)
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel (Gayle’s review here)
The Banality of Empathy by Namwali Serpell

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