Episode 270

Wildly Gesticulating

This week, Rebecca and Sharifah discuss Barack Obama’s latest summer reading list, the nominees for the Alternative Nobel, a feminist response to the New York Times’s “By the Book” column, and more.

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Links discussed:

Obama’s Africa-themed summer reading list

New Academy opens voting for Alternative Nobel

Cooking & sci-fi are hot print segments so far this year

UK survey shows massive lack of representation in kidlit

Electric Lit introducing feminist alternative to ‘By the Book’

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