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Reading Women

By Reading Women

Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 100 | Reading Women Award | Fiction Shortlist11/25/2020
    34:42
  2. 2.
    Ep. 99 | Reading Women Award | Nonfiction Shortlist11/18/2020
    34:00
  3. 3.
    Interview with Raven Leilani11/15/2020
    32:22
  4. 4.
    Interview with Naima Coster11/11/2020
    31:42
  5. 5.
    Interview with K-Ming Chang11/04/2020
    38:20
  6. 6.
    Interview with Angela Chen10/28/2020
    39:49
  7. 7.
    Ep. 98 | Say Hello and If I Had Your Face10/21/2020
    43:04
  8. 8.
    Interview with Cinelle Barnes10/14/2020
    38:27
  1. 9.
    Ep. 97 | Beauty Privilege10/07/2020
    48:56
  2. 10.
    Interview with Julianne Clancy, Assistant Director of Marketing with Knopf09/30/2020
    44:10
  3. 11.
    Interview with Vicki Laveau-Harvie09/23/2020
    48:14
  4. 12.
    Ep. 96 | About Us and Growing Up African in Australia09/16/2020
    34:50
  5. 13.
    Interview with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle09/09/2020
    40:10
  6. 14.
    Ep. 95 | Anthologies09/02/2020
    42:29
  7. 15.
    Ep. 94 | Breasts and Eggs and The Memory Police08/26/2020
    50:00
  8. 16.
    Ep. 93.5 | Weekend of Words Live Show with the Shuffle Collective08/19/2020
    35:45
  9. 17.
    Interview with Morgan Jerkins08/12/2020
    40:10
  10. 18.
    Ep. 93 | Asian Women in Translation08/05/2020
    48:07
  11. 19.
    Interview with Leah Hampton07/29/2020
    43:46
  12. 20.
    Interview with Alice Wong07/22/2020
    38:14
  13. 21.
    Ep. 92 | The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree and A Burning07/15/2020
    42:09
  14. 22.
    Interview with Jasmine Guillory07/08/2020
    28:30
  15. 23.
    Ep. 91 | Fight Like a Girl07/01/2020
    40:54
  16. 24.
    Interview with Wayétu Moore06/24/2020
    39:46
  17. 25.
    Ep. 90 | Lucy and The Confessions of Frannie Langton06/17/2020
    40:22
  18. 26.
    Interview with Marie Mutsuki Mockett06/10/2020
    43:51
  19. 27.
    Ep. 89 | Caribbean Heritage Month06/03/2020
    35:10
  20. 28.
    Interview with C Pam Zhang05/27/2020
    34:18
  21. 29.
    Ep. 88 | The Woman Warrior and Minor Feelings05/20/2020
    57:36
  22. 30.
    Interview with Roshani Chokshi05/13/2020
    36:54
  23. 31.
    Ep. 87 | Nonfiction Books for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month05/06/2020
    1:00:08
  24. 32.
    Ep. 86.5 | Rust Belt Women, with Raechel Anne Jolie and Eliese Colette Goldbach04/29/2020
    1:13:18
  25. 33.
    Ep. 86 | A Pure Heart and Love from A to Z04/22/2020
    50:27
  26. 34.
    Interview with Samantha Irby04/15/2020
    38:30
  27. 35.
    Interview with Meena Kandasamy04/08/2020
    40:04
  28. 36.
    Ep. 85 | Marriage Stories04/01/2020
    50:36
  29. 37.
    Interview with Emily St. John Mandel03/25/2020
    33:17
  30. 38.
    Ep. 84 | These Truths and The Warmth of Other Suns03/18/2020
    39:20
  31. 39.
    Interview with Abi Daré03/11/2020
    27:19
  32. 40.
    Ep. 83 | Women in History!03/04/2020
    46:38
  33. 41.
    Interview with Nicole Chung02/26/2020
    35:11
  34. 42.
    Ep. 82 | Afrofuturism and Parable of the Sower02/19/2020
    38:51
  35. 43.
    Interview with Kiley Reid02/12/2020
    27:10
  36. 44.
    Ep. 81 | Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism02/05/2020
    41:47
  37. 45.
    Interview with Tishani Doshi01/29/2020
    29:07
  38. 46.
    Ep. 80 | Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Pt. 101/22/2020
    28:48
  39. 47.
    Interview with Jami Attenberg01/15/2020
    23:05
  40. 48.
    Interview with Sarah Moss01/08/2020
    40:14
  41. 49.
    Ep. 79.5 | Bookish Spreadsheets and Reading Goals! ft Amanda Nelson12/10/2019
    37:49
  42. 50.
    Ep. 79 | 2019 Reading Women Award Winners!12/04/2019
    25:51
  43. 51.
    Interview with Maaza Mengiste11/27/2019
    37:49
  44. 52.
    Ep. 78 | Reading Women Award | Fiction Shortlist11/20/2019
    25:32
  45. 53.
    Interview with Mira Jacob11/13/2019
    39:39
  46. 54.
    Ep. 77 | Reading Women Award | Nonfiction Shortlist11/06/2019
    24:55
  47. 55.
    Ep. 76.5 | Reading Women Award 2019 | Honorable Mentions10/30/2019
    38:07
  48. 56.
    Interview with Miriam Toews10/23/2019
    38:29
  49. 57.
    Ep. 76 | The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing and Our Women on the Ground10/16/2019
    43:57
  50. 58.
    Interview with Kalisha Buckhanon10/09/2019
    42:52
  51. 59.
    Ep. 75 | Cross-Cultural Dualities10/02/2019
    45:09
  52. 60.
    Interview with Carolina De Robertis09/25/2019
    34:06
  53. 61.
    Ep. 74 | An American Sunrise and Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia09/18/2019
    28:24
  54. 62.
    Interview with Kira Jane Buxton09/11/2019
    37:01
  55. 63.
    Ep. 73 | Indigenous Women Writers from Around the World09/04/2019
    41:42
  56. 64.
    Interview with Tina Kover, Translator of Disoriental by Négar Djavadi08/28/2019
    34:19
  57. 65.
    Ep. 72 | Ask Me About My Uterus and The Collected Schizophrenias08/21/2019
    41:00
  58. 66.
    Interview with Madhuri Vijay08/13/2019
    31:39
  59. 67.
    Ep. 71 | Chronic Illness and Mental Health08/07/2019
    40:08
  60. 68.
    Interview with Sujata Massey07/31/2019
    37:19
  61. 69.
    Ep. 70 | The Night Diary and The Far Field07/24/2019
    40:14
  62. 70.
    Interview with Oyinkan Braithwaite07/17/2019
    29:47
  63. 71.
    Ep. 69 | The Partition of India07/10/2019
    42:24
  64. 72.
    Ep. 68.5 | Most Anticipated Reads of 2019 Pt.207/03/2019
    37:56
  65. 73.
    Interview with Catherine Chung06/26/2019
    34:53
  66. 74.
    Ep. 68 | Where the Line Bleeds and Heartland06/19/2019
    33:54
  67. 75.
    Interview with Namwali Serpell06/12/2019
    43:56
  68. 76.
    Ep. 67 | Working Class Stories06/05/2019
    39:54
  69. 77.
    Ep. 66.5 | Celebrate with Reading Wo(Men)!05/29/2019
    42:09
  70. 78.
    Interview with Angie Kim05/22/2019
    41:02
  71. 79.
    Ep. 66 | The Mango Bride and The Astonishing Color of After05/15/2019
    35:26
  72. 80.
    Interview with Emily Bell, Editor of Lucia Berlin's A Manual for Cleaning Women05/08/2019
    34:29
  73. 81.
    Ep. 65 | Readings for Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month05/01/2019
    43:29
  74. 82.
    Interview with Tressie McMillan Cottom04/24/2019
    44:57
  75. 83.
    Ep. 64 | The Moor's Account and A Very Large Expanse of Sea04/17/2019
    44:27
  76. 84.
    Interview with Anissa Gray04/10/2019
    32:35
  77. 85.
    Ep. 63 | Ramadan Reading!04/03/2019
    40:25
  78. 86.
    Interview with Hollie Fraser and Rosy Kehdi of Books on the Subway03/27/2019
    31:05
  79. 87.
    Ep. 62 | Terra Nullius and Her Father's Daughter03/20/2019
    37:34
  80. 88.
    Interview with T Kira Madden03/13/2019
    40:01
  81. 89.
    Ep. 61 | Australia and the Surrounding Archipelago03/06/2019
    41:24
  82. 90.
    Interview with Katya Apekina02/27/2019
    37:35
  83. 91.
    Ep. 60 | An American Marriage and First Comes Marriage02/20/2019
    43:42
  84. 92.
    Interview with Soraya Chemaly02/13/2019
    45:55
  85. 93.
    Ep. 59 | Love Stories and Romance Novels02/06/2019
    48:41
  86. 94.
    Ep. 58.5 | Meet Our New Contributors!01/30/2019
    59:07
  87. 95.
    Interview with Anne Twomey and Nicole Caputo, the Founders of She Designs Books01/23/2019
    41:33
  88. 96.
    Ep. 58 | Most Anticipated Reads of 2019 Pt. 101/16/2019
    22:08
  89. 97.
    Interview with Rebecca Traister12/12/2018
    33:03
  90. 98.
    Ep. 57 | 2018 Reading Women Award Winners!12/05/2018
    34:12
  91. 99.
    Ep. 56 | Reading Women Award Nonfiction Shortlist11/21/2018
    35:10
  92. 100.
    Interview with Natalia Sylvester11/14/2018
    41:17
  93. 101.
    Ep. 55 | Reading Women Award | Fiction Shortlist11/07/2018
    36:15
  94. 102.
    Ep. 54.5 | Crossover with Deviant Women | Shirley Jackson10/31/2018
    1:05:50
  95. 103.
    Interview with Leesa Cross-Smith10/24/2018
    44:02
  96. 104.
    Ep. 54 | A Place for Us and Purple Hibiscus10/17/2018
    27:53
  97. 105.
    Interview with Ingrid Rojas Contreras10/10/2018
    44:00
  98. 106.
    Ep. 53 | Fractured Fairytales10/03/2018
    35:23
  99. 107.
    Interview with Peng Shepherd09/26/2018
    28:55
  100. 108.
    Ep. 52 | Heart Berries and Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?09/19/2018
    28:46
  101. 109.
    Ep. 51.5 | Most Anticipated Book Releases of 2018 Pt. 2 ft. Elizabeth Khuri Chandler, Co-founder of Goodreads09/12/2018
    32:29
  102. 110.
    Ep. 51 | We're Reading Memoirs!09/05/2018
    40:18
  103. 111.
    Ep. 50.5 | Crossover with That's Ancient History Pt. 108/29/2018
    34:36
  104. 112.
    Interview with Elizabeth Catte08/22/2018
    42:31
  105. 113.
    Ep. 50 | The Good Earth and Beloved08/15/2018
    31:37
  106. 114.
    Interview with Crystal Hana Kim08/08/2018
    37:59
  107. 115.
    Ep. 49 | Women Nobel Laureates08/01/2018
    40:52
  108. 116.
    Ep. 48 | My Life in France and Free Food for Millionaires07/18/2018
    33:33
  109. 117.
    Interview with Lucy Tan07/11/2018
    32:03
  110. 118.
    Ep. 47 | Books about Food!07/04/2018
    34:47
  111. 119.
    Interview with Alice Bolin06/27/2018
    34:43
  112. 120.
    Ep. 46 | Educated the The Idiot06/20/2018
    32:11
  113. 121.
    Interview with Gail Honeyman06/13/2018
    25:18
  114. 122.
    Ep. 45 | Audiobook Month06/06/2018
    32:19
  115. 123.
    Happy Birthday, Reading Women!05/30/2018
    8:34
  116. 124.
    Interview with Meaghan O'Connell05/23/2018
    32:03
  117. 125.
    Ep. 44 | The Life to Come and A Wrinkle in Time05/16/2018
    33:44
  118. 126.
    Interview with Chibundu Onuzo05/09/2018
    41:39
  119. 127.
    Ep. 43 | We're Going Places!05/02/2018
    38:04
  120. 128.
    Interview with Anne Bogel04/25/2018
    34:47
  121. 129.
    Ep. 42 | Whereas by Layli Long Soldier and Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai04/18/2018
    36:27
  122. 130.
    Ep. 41 | National Poetry Month04/04/2018
    37:34
  123. 131.
    Interview with Anjali Sachdeva03/28/2018
    36:32
  124. 132.
    Ep. 40 | Phillis Wheatley Meets Frankenstein03/21/2018
    32:43
  125. 133.
    Ep. 39 | Classic Women03/07/2018
    36:27
  126. 134.
    Interview with Mira T. Lee02/28/2018
    29:41
  127. 135.
    Ep. 38 | Kindred and Homegoing02/21/2018
    30:53
  128. 136.
    Interview with Maggie O'Farrell02/14/2018
    29:35
  129. 137.
    Ep. 37 | Black Women Authors02/07/2018
    30:20
  130. 138.
    Ep. 36.5 | Friendlier Collab01/31/2018
    34:18
  131. 139.
    Ep. 36 | Most Anticipated New Releases of 2018 Pt. 101/24/2018
    30:27
  132. 140.
    Interview with Chloe Benjamin01/10/2018
    19:01
  133. 141.
    Ep. 35 | Reading Women Awards 201712/06/2017
    45:10
  134. 142.
    Ep. 34.5 | Crossover Episode with the Reading Envy Podcast11/29/2017
    1:07:41
  135. 143.
    Ep. 34 | Reading Women Award 2017 - Nonfiction Shortlist11/15/2017
    32:04
  136. 144.
    Interview with Jen Campbell11/08/2017
    44:49
  137. 145.
    Ep. 33 | Reading Women Award 2017 - Fiction Shortlist11/01/2017
    35:28
  138. 146.
    Interview with Margaret Wilkerson Sexton10/25/2017
    28:40
  139. 147.
    Ep. 32 | The Cutting Season and Little Deaths10/18/2017
    31:37
  140. 148.
    Interview with Stephanie Powell Watts10/11/2017
    28:24
  141. 149.
    Ep. 31 | Mysterious Women10/04/2017
    33:27
  142. 150.
    Ep. 30 | The Mother of All Questions and The Fire This Time09/20/2017
    44:00
  143. 151.
    Interview with Rachel Kadish and Tova Mirvis09/13/2017
    38:53
  144. 152.
    Ep. 29 | Essay Collections09/06/2017
    42:24
  145. 153.
    Ep. 28.5 | Most Anticipated Releases Pt. 2 with Liberty Hardy08/30/2017
    31:16
  146. 154.
    Ep. 28 | Things We Lost in the Fire and The Nakano Thrift Shop08/16/2017
    30:05
  147. 155.
    Ep. 27 | Women in Translation Month08/02/2017
    42:12
  148. 156.
    Interview with Ethel Rohan07/26/2017
    38:20
  149. 157.
    Ep. 26 | The Fifth Season and The Bear and the Nightingale07/19/2017
    41:39
  150. 158.
    Interview with Sarah Perry07/12/2017
    35:10
  151. 159.
    Ep. 25 | Reading Adventures in Fictional Universes07/05/2017
    38:24
  152. 160.
    Interview with Amy Ettinger06/28/2017
    38:13
  153. 161.
    Ep. 24 | The Weight of the Essex Serpent06/21/2017
    42:10
  154. 162.
    Ep. 23 | The Clay Girls of the Clasp06/07/2017
    36:39
  155. 163.
    Interview with Emily Bitto05/31/2017
    24:40
  156. 164.
    Ep. 22 | In the Country of Maladies05/17/2017
    24:11
  157. 165.
    Ep. 21 | Whatever Happened to the Manuals for Difficult Women?05/03/2017
    32:06
  158. 166.
    Interview with Heather O'Neill04/26/2017
    31:02
  159. 167.
    Ep. 20 | Quiet Ocean, Loud Woman04/19/2017
    34:06
  160. 168.
    Ep. 19 | Not Your Grandma's Book Club04/05/2017
    37:09
  161. 169.
    Interview with Jung Yun, Winner of the 2016 Reading Women Award for Fiction03/29/2017
    28:17
  162. 170.
    Interview with Min Jin Lee03/22/2017
    37:03
  163. 171.
    Ep. 18 | Fifty Shades of Pink03/15/2017
    32:14
  164. 172.
    Ep. 17 | Women in Nonfiction03/01/2017
    34:21
  165. 173.
    Interview with Christine Hyung-Oak Lee02/22/2017
    31:15
  166. 174.
    Ep. 16 | Middle Reader Immigrant Stories02/15/2017
    29:30
  167. 175.
    Ep. 15 | Start'em Out Right: Middle Reader Novels 01/31/2017
    34:06
  168. 176.
    Ep. 14 | Most Anticipated New Releases of 2017 Pt. I01/18/2017
    36:05
  169. 177.
    Ep. 13 | The Reading Women Awards!!12/07/2016
    31:57
  170. 178.
    Ep. 12.5 | The Other Einstein and Other Almost Famous Women11/30/2016
    32:55
  171. 179.
    Ep. 12 | The Elegance of My Brilliant Friend11/16/2016
    34:48
  172. 180.
    Ep. 11 | Women in Translation11/02/2016
    35:05
  173. 181.
    Ep. 10 | Dylan and the Discovery of Goldenloin10/19/2016
    35:04
  174. 182.
    Ep. 9 | Just Picture It10/05/2016
    34:36
  175. 183.
    Ep. 8 | The Dear Diverse South09/21/2016
    42:09
  176. 184.
    Ep. 7 | The Autumn Show09/07/2016
    34:09
  177. 185.
    Ep. 6.5 | Bonus Book Rec Show 2.008/31/2016
    27:31
  178. 186.
    Ep. 6 | Hermione Granger and the Two Useless Boys08/17/2016
    38:23
  179. 187.
    Ep. 5 | Attempting to Fill the Harry Potter Void08/03/2016
    37:58
  180. 188.
    Ep. 4 | Motherhood, Mythology, and Marjane07/20/2016
    38:14
  181. 189.
    Ep. 3 | So Many Author Crushes07/06/2016
    41:24
  182. 190.
    Ep. 2.5 | Fangirling Is an Art06/29/2016
    32:49
  183. 191.
    Ep. 2 | A South of One's Own06/15/2016
    31:05
  184. 192.
    Ep. 1 | Pilot05/26/2016
    37:38

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