Episode 224 || Quick Reads
Sometimes you need to build some momentum between your hefty tomes, and sometimes you're sitting in an airport and just want a book you can finish before the plane lands. In any case, Chris and Annie are here for you to recommend some one- or two-sitting reads.
Ben Dolnick's New York Times article on the Binge Read is here.
+ We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
+ If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
+ The Pearl by John Steinbeck
+ The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
+ The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
+ State of the Union by Nick Hornby
+ The End We Start From by Megan Hunter
+ Waiting for Eden by Elliot Ackerman
+ My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
+ Our Souls at Night by Kent Harouf
+ We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
+ Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
+ Department of Speculation by Jenny Offill
+ Shopgirl by Steve Martin
+ The Vanderbeekersof 141st Street by Karina Glaser
+ The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
+ The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
+ Bloomability by Sharon Creech
+ Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
+ Holes by Louis Sachar
+ Wonder by R. J. Palacio
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