The Books That Got Away

Friday, Dec 18, 2020

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]

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