Thanksgiving is not just for turkey.
In honor of Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, this week on the MashReads Podcast we discuss the books we’re thankful for and why.
You know, those books that we not only enjoyed but also shaped us as readers and humans.
Then, as always, we close the show with recommendations.
Aliza recommends The Six of Crows Duology, a two-part book series composed of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom, both by Leigh Bardugo. “It’s like Oceans 11 but in a fantasy world with young people and magic.” She also recommends Diary of Anne Frank “to make sure you’re thinking about the world in a historical sense.”
MJ recommends reading The New York Time Magazine‘s story “The Last Taboo” by Wesley Morris, which explores black male sexuality by looking at the way black penises have been depicted in pop culture. Then you should go listen to Wesley Morris’ Longform Podcast episode about the article here. Read more…