Where The Crawdads Sing Part 2

Show Notes

In this Part 2 episode of Where The Crawdads Sing Lisa and her guest Jennifer Byrd have an insightful conversation delving into the second part of the book. There will be significant spoilers for the book 

During the discussion, a book written by they mention Bruce Perry’s book The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog and chat about how children are impacted by their environment.

Lisa and Jennifer discussed the 2019 piece in Slate, titled, “The Dark History Behind the Year’s Bestselling Debut Novel.” The piece discusses how a long-ago murder in Africa influenced Delia Owens’ book. Delia Owens is not a suspect in that case. 

However, her stepson Christopher and her ex-husband were implicated by some witnesses and this event was the subject of “The Haunted,” an article by Jeffrey Goldberg and published in the New Yorker.

Books Recommended in Everyone Hated It But Me:

Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat by Aubrey Gordon

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

Nothing To See Here by Kevin Wilson

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