Shelf Talking Episode 21––Genre Benders (06/07/2019)

This month’s SHELF TALKING blends the fantastic, the speculative, and the literary with a trio of genre-defying writers!

Recorded live at Literati:
–Julia Fine shares an excerpt from her debut novel What Should Be Wild.
–Franny Choi performs poems from her latest collection Soft Science.
– Wayétu Moore discusses magical realism and her novel She Would Be King

Plus Literati’s Inventory Manager Kelsey O’Rourke discusses some of her favorite genre-bending reads!

Shelf Talking is produced by Mike and Hilary Gustafson with John Ganiard, Bennet Johnson, and Sam Krowchenko
Our theme songs are “Orange and Red” and "Bonhomie" by Pity Sex (2016, Run for Cover Records)

What Should Be Wild: A Novel By Julia Fine Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062684141
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

Soft Science By Franny Choi Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938584992
Availability: Backordered
Published: Alice James Books - April 2nd, 2019

She Would Be King: A Novel By Wayétu Moore Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555978174
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - September 11th, 2018

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Everything Under: A Novel By Daisy Johnson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555978266
Availability: Backordered
Published: Graywolf Press - October 23rd, 2018

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Her Body and Other Parties: Stories By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977887
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

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Triangulum By Masande Ntshanga Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937512774
Availability: Usually Available in 2-5 Days
Published: Two Dollar Radio - May 14th, 2019

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Orange World and Other Stories By Karen Russell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525656135
Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019