EPISODE 38

Joanne Ramos and The Chelsea Girls

July 22, 2019 - Abbe reviews The Chelsea Girls, Joanne Ramos discusses her debut novel, The Farm, and book critic and podcast host Maris Kreizman reveals the books she can't wait to read this fall.

In this episode, Abbe talks about what she’s been reading: The Chelsea Girls, a brand new work of historical fiction from Fiona Davis, which takes place in the Chelsea Hotel and centers on two young, theater-loving women who are the unfair targets of a McCarthy-era witchhunt.

Then, she sits down with author Joanne Ramos to discuss her debut novel, The Farm, the not-at-all dystopian subject matter of a surrogate facility, and what, if any, inspiration she drew from The Handmaid’s Tale.

Finally, we hear from Maris Kreizman, book critic and podcast host of The Maris Review, about what books she’s loving this summer and what she can’t wait to read this fall.

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