75 minutes | Dec 28th 2020

BSG #49: "You're not special!"/ The Paper Wasp

Start a toxic friendship with us while we discuss Lauren Acampora’s novel The Paper Wasp. We talk about the book’s unreliable narrator, the stalker-esque relationship between the main characters, the culty subplot,and that wild ride of an ending. Next we get into some listener feedback for Docile and catch up with what’s on the #BookSquadBlog as we close out 2020. Join us for our first #othersode of the new year about Wonder Woman 1984 on January 11, and read along for our next #bookpisode on Luster by Raven Leilani on January 25. Email or DM us feedback on The Paper Wasp, your favorite things of 2020, or anything else your heart desires! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!Table of Contents1:15 - Intro Question: If you could be any celebrity’s personal assistant, who would it be and why5:42 - Goodreads Summary8:45 - Narration Style15:07 - Unreliable Narration24:05 - Abby and Elise’s relationship29:14 - Who is this filmmaker35:45 - Putting in the work42:21 - Weird culty stuff: what does it add?48:27 - The end59:10 - What is the point of this book?1:01:10 - Ratings1:05:15 - Docile Feedback1:07:00- What’s on the blog? What’s up next?
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