Book Hoarders Anonymous, Episode 14

“Sudsy Fun”

This month’s homework was The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick If you want to check out the movie tie-in edition, which we did not read in preparation for this podcast, go here. For a list of awards garnered by cast and crew of the film, go here.

In the News

Publisher drops book deal with Paula Dean
Penguin and Random House Merge, Saying Change Will Come Slowly
Founding Fathers Go Electric
Iain Banks, Novelist of Crime and Science fiction, dies at 59
Author Richard Matheson dies at Age 87

Erin’s Reading List

The Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson
The Women’s Room by Marilyn French
A Cousin’s Challenge by Wanda E. Brunsdetter
My Life As A White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland
The Forest House by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

Shannon’s Reading List

Rose Madder by Stephen King
1776 by David McCullough
His at Night by Sherry Thomas
A Lady Awakened by Cecilia Grand
Untamed by Anna Cowan
Never Seduce a Scott by Maya Banks

Other Books Mentioned

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Who Censored Roger Rabbit? by Gary K. Wolf
American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels (1953-1956) edited by Gary K. Wolf
Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara

Next Month’s Homework

Next month the Book Hoarders will be reading The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara on Amazon which is also available at <a href=”″ target=new></a>.

Get in Touch with the Book Hoarders Anonymous Team

Follow Erin Edgar on Twitter @ErinEdgar, follow Shannon Curry on Twitter @Bardsong, and drop them an e-mail at

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