Book Club: Disappearing Earth

We are discussing in this episode Disappearing Earth, a debut novel by Julia Philips. The story starts on a rocky beach in the remote Russian peninsula of Kamchatka. Two young girls go missing and in the following months the police investigations turn up nothing.

Links to media referenced in the episode below:

1. Hunted: The War Against Gays in Russia (documentary)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4093636/

2. Welcome to Chechnya (documentary)

https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/01/28/new-film-brings-chechnyas-horrific-anti-gay-purge-screen

3. Keep It

https://crooked.com/podcast-series/keep-it/

4. 9 to 5

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080319/

5. Dolly Parton’s America

https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/dolly-partons-america

6. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (novel)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27071490-homegoing

7. Milkman by Anna Burns (novel)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36047860-milkman

8. Obsessed With….

Grace and Frankie

https://www.netflix.com/title/80017537

Golden Girls

https://www.hulu.com/series/the-golden-girls-a6e5db1c-ab70-451d-8b8c-2fba9ea29248