93 minutes | Oct 5th 2020

BSG #46: Super Into Twins / The Vanishing Half

Join the #BookSquad for a chat about Brit Bennett’s newest novel, "The Vanishing Half." We discuss memory and time, identity and choice, and performance, as well as our favorite stories about twins. Next, we read some listener feedback on "Magic for Liars" and "We Set the Dark on Fire" and catch up with what’s on the #BookSquadBlog, including a spooky movie series and book and TV reviews. Watch "The Haunting of Bly Manor" on Netflix for our next #Othersode on October 19, and read along for our next #Bookpisode on Paul Tremblay’s "Survivor Song" on November 2. Send your feedback to thesquad@booksquadgoals.com! TOC:30 – Icebreaker q and intros!9:20 – Book intro11:06 – Time, memory, structure17:30 – Identity struggles and crises 32:25 – Let’s talk about race 48:10 – Moralizing and where the characters end up62:30 – Ratings!1:07:37 – Feedback1:15:23 – What’s on the blog? What’s up next?Link to Mean Book Club's "Couple Next Door" Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-couple-next-door-by-shari-lapena/id1434373989?i=1000491312268Emily on Hugos There Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hugos-there-podcast-45-american-gods-by-neil-gaiman/id1214652745?i=1000493230070
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