September 27, 2023

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On this week’s A Matter of Opinion, Michelle, Ross, Carlos, and Lydia provide their suggestions in your summer time studying and lay out how excited they’re to dive in. As well as, the guide is chosen by the listener.

(The total transcript of the episode will probably be out there at midday on the Occasions web site.)

Books talked about on this subject:

From Michelle:

  • Thursday Homicide Membership sequence by Richard Osman

  • Wager: A Story of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Homicide by David Grann

From Lydia:

  • Sluggish Horses, Ebook 1 of the Slough Home sequence by Mick Herron.

  • Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard

  • “Middlemarch”, George Eliot

  • “Grant”, Ron Chernow

  • The King: A Life, Jonathan Aig

From Carlos:

  • Belief, Hernan Diaz

  • The Lengthy Secret and Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh.

  • “A Dialog within the Cathedral”, “Aunt Julie and the Screenwriter” and “Feast of the Goat” by Mario Vargas Llosa

  • “Thriller and Manners: Random Prose” and “Blood Sensible” by Flannery O’Connor

  • Heartburn by Nora Ephron, audiobook narrated by Meryl Streep

  • Sale, Paul Beatty

  • The Flower Moon Assassins: The Osage Murders and the Start of the FBI, The Misplaced Metropolis of Z: A Story of the Amazon’s Lethal Obsession, and White Darkness by David Grann.

From Ross:

  • The Stand, The Institute and The Shining by Stephen King

  • “Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey By means of Yugoslavia” by Rebecca West

  • “Depart the gun, take the cannoli” by Mark Seal

From listeners of Matter of Opinion:

  • The Three-Physique Downside Trilogy by Liu Cixin

  • The Fisherman and the Dragon: Concern, Greed, and the Battle for Justice on the Gulf Coast by Kirk Wallace Johnson

  • Kingdoms, Natasha Pulli

  • “Elevating Kendrick Perkins: A Memoir” by Kendrick Perkins with Seth Rogoff

  • “Copperhead Demon”, Barbara Kingsolver

  • “Nonetheless Life”, Jay Hopler

  • The Tempest, William Shakespeare

  • Maisie Dobbs Collection Jacqueline Winspear

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A Matter of Opinion is produced by Phoebe Lett, Derek Arthur and Sofia Alvarez Boyd. It’s edited by Stephanie Joyce. Blended by Pat McCusker. Authentic music by Isaac Jones, Carol Saburo and Pat McCusker. Reality Checker by Kate Sinclair, Mary Marge Locker and Michelle Harris. Viewers technique by Shannon Bast and Christina Samuelski. Our govt producer is Annie-Rose Strasser.

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