Listen, a lot has happened this year, and it's no shock that some things may have slipped under the radar. So our resident book expert, Karen Grigsby Bates, took a virtual trip around the country to talk to independent book store owners about their favorite underappreciated reads of 2020.
Featured in this episode:
- The Fire Is Upon Us, by Nicholas Buccola
- An Incomplete List of Names, by Michael Torres
- The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book 1, by David Robertson
- The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, by Deesha Philyaw
- Begin Again, by Eddie Glaude
[Originally published on December 13, 2020 via NPR]