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Latest Episodes

Othersode #83: Florida is the Mojo Dojo Casa House of America / Barbie with Nathan Simmons
August 22, 2023

HI BARBIE! Its girls night, plus one Ken (special guest Nathan Simmons)! Join the squad for our discussion of the already iconic Barbie movie. We talk about the films brilliant marketing, Barbies

BSG #83: Exorcism for Dummies / Piñata
August 08, 2023

Sorry to *bug* you, but weve got a new episode here! Join the Squad for a discussion of Piata by Leopoldo Gout. We chat about the horrors of colonialism, puberty, and of course, whether the book is

Othersode #82: Tiny Baby Ice Cream Cones / Fire Island with Tirzah Price
August 01, 2023

Have you ever wondered: What if Jane Austen, but gay? Join the squad and returning guest Tirzah Price for an episode where we explore this very important question. First, we discuss Andrew Ahns 2022

BSG #82: Jenna Bush: “Reading” Since 2021 / Chain-Gang All Stars
July 11, 2023

In this very special post-July 4th episode (featuring some fireworks), the Squad discusses Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyahs debut novel Chain-Gang All Stars. Join in as we chat about incarceration in the Un

Othersode #81: Hey, Amazon! / The Power
June 27, 2023

The future of the world is going to be okay because the squad has THE POWER! In this episode, we talk about the Amazon Prime adaptation of The Power by Naomi Alderman, which we read for the podcast b

BSG #81: Cord, Short for Corduroy / Pineapple Street
June 13, 2023

Join us in the formal dining room for our discussion of Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson. We talk about satire (and how this book isnt that), class and the antics of The Rich, the characters, and ne

Othersode #80: Are You There, Pod? It's Us, BSG / Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret
May 30, 2023

Are you there, God? Its us, the Squad and special guest Annika! This time we talk about the 2023 film adaptation of Judy Blumes coming-of-age classic, Are You There, God? Its Me, Margaret. There

BSG #80: Semi-Automatic Nun / Scorched Grace
May 16, 2023

Your prayers have been answered! A tattooed, queer nun is here to save the day! Join the Squad as we chat about Margot Douaihys debut novel, Scorched Grace. We talk about the novels genre play, Sist

Othersode #79: A Breakneck Michigan / The 355 with Gabriella Saab
May 02, 2023

Author Gabriella Saab joins the Book Squad to talk about her new novel, Daughters of Victory. But first, we have to discuss the wild romp that is The 355. We question the plot, chat about our favorite

BSG #79: Caleb de Suerte / Our Share of Night
April 18, 2023

Join the Book Squad (plus special guest Ellis!) as we take on a thicc book, Our Share of Night by Mariana Enriquez. We talk about the narrative structure, shifting perspectives, Argentinian politics,