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Rough Draught

Jul 2020

What We’re Reading

July 5, 2020



Episode 88: Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

Episode 89: A Court of Thorns & Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Episode 90: The Tradition by Jericho Brown




Episode 1: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Episode 2: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Episode 3: Fanfiction! "My Immortal" (link)

Episode 4-5: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

Episode 6: Bossypants by Tina Fey

Episode 7: Fanfiction! "My Immortal" part 2 (link)

Episode 8: The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

Episode 9: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's (Philosopher's) Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Episode 10: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Episode 11: "Fanfiction!" Creepypastas

Episode 12: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Episode 13: I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara 

Episode 14: Fanfiction! Food Network

Episode 15: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Episode 16: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Episode 17: Holes by Louis Sachar

Episode 18: Fanfiction! Mario Bros.

Episode 19: In The Country We Love by Diane Guerrero

Episode 20: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Episode 21: Year In Review

Episode 22: Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Episode 23: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Episode 24: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Episode 25: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Episode 26: The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Episode 27: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

Episode 28: Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Episode 29: Potpourri! 

Episode 30: Angus, Thongs, & Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

Episode 31: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Episode 32: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

Episode 33: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Episode 34: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Episode 35: Sin and Chocolate by K.F. Breene

Episode 36: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Episode 37: Hunger by Roxane Gay

Episode 38: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Episode 39: Hungry People by Tasha Coryell

Episode 40: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Episode 41: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

 Episode 42: Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher

Episode 43: My Year of Rest & Relaxation by Otessa Monfegh

Episode 44: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Episode 45: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Episode 46: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Anne Brashares

Episode 47: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Episode 48: Obsidian Son by Shayne Silvers

Episode 49: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Episode 50: New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

Episode 51: The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

Episode 52: This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Episode 53: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Episode 54: Rough Draught: Origins

Episode 55: We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor

Episode 56: Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Episode 57: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Episode 58: How to Be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery

Episode 59: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Episode 60: Ghost Stories!

Episode 61: They Walk Among Us: A Chilling Casebook of Horrifying Hometown Crimes by Benjamin & Rosie Fitton

Episode 62: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Episode 63: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Episode 64: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Episode 65: Fashionably Dead by Robyn Peterman

Episode 66: Fancasting!

Episode 67: Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

Episode 68: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Episode 69: 2019 in Review 

Episode 70: Junk by Tommy Pico

Episode 71: Mooncallers: Stars Wake by Leda C. Muir

Episode 72: My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci

Episode 73: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Nora Zeale Hurston

Episode 74: Seven Deadly Shadows by Courtney Alameda & Valynne E. Maetani

Episode 75: The Collector by John Fowles

Episode 76: Her Cowboy Billionaire Best Friend by Liz Isaacson

Episode 77: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Episode 78: Quarantine Games!

Episode 79: Trifles by Susan Glaspell

Episode 80: Sontag by Benjamin Moser

Episode 81: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Episode 82: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Episode 83: "Oh God Not Again!" by Sarah1281 (

Episode 84: The Weight of the Stars by K. Ancrum

Episode 85: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Episode 86: Her Cowboy Billionaire Boss by Liz Isaacson

Episode 87: Shattered Grid by Kyle Higgins, et al.