A Comedy Writer Who Wants a Relaxing Read

Episode 4

A humor writer and editor for McSweeney’s, Lucy Huber loves pop culture, summer weather, and reads that pair well with a beach umbrella. We talk audiobooks versus podcasts, what it’s like to edit for one of the most popular humor sites out there, and finding time to read after having a baby.

Round 1 Picks

All Adults Here by Emma Straub

Chemistry by Weike Wang

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Sutanto

Round 2 Picks

Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky 

Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade

Bonus Books Discussed!

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Reid Jenkins (Audiobook)

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (Audiobook)

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Featured Bookstores

The Ripped Bodice in Culver City, CA 

Malaprops Bookstore in Asheville, NC

Porter Square Books in Cambridge, MA

Published by Kristen Evans

Kristen Evans is a culture writer and content strategist with a background in non-profit development. You can find her work in The Believer, Brooklyn Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Literary Hub, and NYLON, among other outlets. Please talk to her about books on Twitter, where she spends too much time tweeting as @paperalphabet.