This week, we're considering control. Is it an illusion? Why do we hurt ourselves and others when we feel out of control? Our picks tackle this thorny topic.
Plus, the Broads consider our gross out-of-control habits, how spontaneity is terrifying, and why we need a house elf. And much more.
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Our picks from Broads and Books Episode 105: Ride
Erin: It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History, Jennifer Wright (Humor, History)
Amy: True Detective (HBOMax)
Erin: Billions (Showtime)
Broads and Books is the funny and feminist book podcast you need in your life! Each episode Amy and Erin choose a unique theme. Then we choose two fiction books, two other genre books (short story collections, memoir, non-fiction, true crime, poetry, etc.), and two pop culture picks based on that theme. We surprise each other with our picks, talk about why we like them, and give you unexpected recommendations for every reading taste. Along the way, we share embarrassing stories, pitch amazing-slash-crackpot business ideas, implicate ourselves in future crimes, check in on our Podcats, and so much more. Broads and Books is fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and basically the best time you'll have all week.