Audio Book Club discusses Her Body and Other Parties, by Carmen Maria Machado.

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Her Body and Other Parties

Slate critics discuss Carmen Maria Machado’s vividly saturated and undefinable stories.

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In her final episode as host of the Audio Book Club, Katy Waldman is joined by Slate’s Laura Bennett and the New York Times’ Parul Sehgal to discuss Carmen Maria Machado’s acclaimed collection of stories Her Body and Other Parties.

Podcast production by Benjamin Frisch.

Laura Bennett is Slate’s features director.

Parul Sehgal is an editor at the New York Times Book Review.

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer.