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Episode 67: Truth Hurts

Updated: Aug 12, 2020

Listen to Lizzo: Truth can hurt, but sometimes you need it. And that's what our picks are all about this week: break-ups, splits, and hard truths.

Plus, we're talking about the best way to break up, why nurses should stay away from cats and oils, and Amy's shocking change of heart on a critical book issue.

Listen to "Truth Hurts," watch Lizzo's BET performance, and see Aidy Bryant and Lizzo become best friends.


Our picks this week:


Amy: Nothing to See Here, Kevin Wilson

Erin: Dear Fang, With Love, Rufi Thorpe

Other Books:

Amy: How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Erin: If You See Me, Don't Say Hi, Neel Patel (and read the author in discussion with our Mira Jacob)

Pop Culture:

Amy: You're the Worst (TV, Hulu)

Erin: Nurse Jackie (TV)



Broads and Books is a book podcast. A funny podcast. A feminist podcast. And one of the BEST podcasts. Each week 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, and so much more. Broads and Books is fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and basically the best time you'll have all week.

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