48 minutes | Feb 6th 2020

Cleaning Up After “American Dirt”

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into the controversy over the publishing industry and the book that’s too big to fail. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins, and her publisher, Flatiron Books, have been at the center of discussions about how the industry decides who deserves huge advances and to have their books championed, and what writers get left behind. Will this literary drama change the publishing landscape?

 

READ “I Know What I Am: The Life and Times of Artemisia Gentileschi” by Gina Siciliano is a gorgeous look at the life of the seventeenth-century painter.

 

WATCH “Gloria Bell” stars Julianne Moore as a middle-aged woman living her ordinary life in this tender film.

 

LISTEN “religion (u can lay your hands on me)” by Shura