December 20, 2022
2022 in books (plus a gift guide!) feat. Ruby Smith.
For Lit Up’s final episode of 2022, Angie and Ruby (a brilliant colleague who works on the Sugar23 Books imprint, and spent a past life as a bookseller at New York City’s iconic Three Lives & Company), catch up about their year in great books, titles they’ve loved, what’s topping their list for winter break marathon reading sessions, and recommended book gifts for all the avid readers in your lives this holiday season.
Books we talk about on this ep include:
The English Understand Wool by Helen DeWitt
The Midcoast by Adam White
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Acne: A Memoir by Laura Chinn
The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell
Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld
Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs by Beth Ann Fennelly
Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness by Ingrid Fetell Lee
Fly Girl: A Memoir by Ann Hood
Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
The World of Natural Wine: What It Is, Who Makes It, and Why It Matters by Aaron Ayscough
Catch up on any episodes you missed this year at https://www.lituppodcast.com/ (or wherever you like to listen!).
More to come in the shiny new year.
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