Marlon and Jake Read Dead People  

Marlon and Jake Read Dead People

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Marlon and Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authorsspecifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate. Great books, terrible books, and books they love that youd never expect them to. As a writer and an editor, Marlon and Jake have read thousands of books between them, and theyre not shy in expressing their opinions about them. Sometimes theyll agree, sometimes they wont, but in every episode, theyll tell you what they think uncensored and with no holds barred. (Thats why the authors have to be dead.) So, listen along to hear about the spectacularly good, the hilariously bad, and the brutally honest.
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Language: en

Genres: Arts, Books, Society & Culture

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Appetizer 2: Powerful Female Characters
Episode 22
Friday, 25 February, 2022

Marlon & Jake are back to discuss the most indelible and powerful female characters—those written by dead female authors and those written by dead male authors. From Sula Peace to the Wife of Bath, Scout Finch to Janie Crawford—these two gentleman celebrate some of literature’s most ferocious, complicated, guileless, unrepentant and commanding women.The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey ChaucerRum Punch by Elmore LeonardBleak House by Charles DickensThe Palliser novels by Anthony TrollopeTo Kill A Mockingbird by Harper LeeDouble Indemnity by James CainThere Eyes Are Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonDubliners by James JoyceKindred Octavia ButlerThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerTwo Serious Ladies by Jane BowlesSula by Toni Morrison


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