Ep 297 – Jackets or Cloaks? What Exactly is Literary Fiction? and Danielle and the Silent Book Club!

Episode 297

2nd March 2023

We love literary fiction…when we can figure out what it is.

Episode notes

Brea and Mallory discuss what the heck literary fiction is, interview bookseller Danielle Beliveau about running a chapter of the Silent Book Club, and recommend readalikes for This is How You Lose the Time War! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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Books Mentioned –

How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix

White Cat, Black Dog by Kelly Link

Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey

All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

A Marvelous Light by Freya Marske

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  • Danielle Beliveau

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