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Sarah Weinman and Lynn Steger Strong

On this episode of the Book Club, we hear from Sarah Weinman,editor of Unspeakable Acts, an anthology of modern true-crime writing. Weinman is an award-winning writer in her own right. She thoughtfully curated this collection of, as she says, the current class of great true crime storytelling and journalism. We also hear from Lynn Steger Strong, author of the novel Want. Want is the story of Elizabeth, a married mother of two small children who is not making it financially, despite working two teaching jobs. It explores the degradation of the middle class in America, how hard work and education no longer lead to the American dream, and more.