Book Recommendations For The Holiday Season From NPR's Petra Mayer
Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Petra Mayer of NPR Books about book sales during the pandemic as well as a few of her favorite books of the year.
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Books Discussed In The Segment
- “The Death of Vivek Oji,”by Akwaeke Emezi
- “Dirt,”by Bill Buford
- “The Things They Fancied,” by Molly Young
- “We Are Water Protectors,” by Carole Lindstrom
Petra Mayer’s Book Recommendations
- “Crooked Hallelujah,”by Kelli Jo Ford
- “Mexican Gothic,”by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
- “Snapped,”by Alexa Martin
- “The Faithless Hawk,”by Margaret Owen
- “Raybearer,”by Jordan Ifueko
- “Banned Book Club,”by Kim Hyun Sook and Ryan Estrada
- “I Don’t Want to Die Poor: Essays,”by Michael Arceneaux
- “In Bibi’s Kitchen: The Recipes And Stories Of Grandmothers From The Eight African Countries That Touch The Indian Ocean,”by Hawa Hassan with Julia Turshen
- “Pie Academy: Master The Perfect Crust And 255 Amazing Fillings,”by Ken Haedrich
This article was originally published on WBUR.org.
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