Brea and Mallory talk about books that make you happy and interview black feminist performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil. Use the hashtag #ReadingGlassesPodcast to participate in online discussion! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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Books Mentioned - 

Growing Things by Paul Tremblay

Women & Power by Mary Beard

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Sourdough by Robin Sloan

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Source of Self-Regard by Toni Morrison

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay

R E D by Chase Berggrun

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Chronology by Zahra Patterson

People Who Led to My Plays by Adrienne Kennedy