Ep 66: 5 Books From Bustle; A Biofiction on Eleanor Roosevelt’s Secret White House Romance

Bustle is a website geared towards young women delivering everything you need to know, see, and read right now. In this episode, Senior Books Editor Cristina Arreola talks to Roxanne about everything from BookCon to Broadway and their shared love of Cheryl Strayed.

Also in this episode, we hear from New York Times best-selling author and friend of the show Amy Bloom who was at RJ Julia recently to launch her new novel White Houses. The bio-fiction which USA Today called “irresistibly audacious” is inspired by one of the most intriguing relationships in history- between Eleanor Roosevelt and journalist Lorena Hickok.

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Books in this episode:

White Houses by Amy Bloom

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


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