DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 2

Listeners can tune in throughout the day for great music and to hear “DeDe’s Weekly Download”—a recommended book, movie or album from their morning personality. The second round of titles all appear below, all available for download or streaming from CADL's digital collection.

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Bury My Heart at Chucky Cheeses book cover

Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's by Tiffany Midge (Humor)

This wonderful collection of humorous pop culture essays comes from a wry and insightful indigenous writer.

This Thing Called Life book cover

This Thing Called Life: Prince's Odyssey, On and Off the Record by Neal Karlen (Biography)

A music journalist and friend of the elusive musician offers insight into Prince’s life.

Universal Love Stories book cover

Universal Love by Alexander Weinstein (Speculative Fiction)

Weinstein offers timely stories for our Zoom age, centering on technology and social media while exploring human connection.

More Than Enough book cover

More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth (Biography)

The media trailblazer and former Teen Vogue editor inspires with her story of self-empowerment and breaking barriers.

All Systems Red book cover

All System’s Red by Martha Wells (Speculative Fiction)

This award-winning series starter features a free-thinking, binge-watching Security Unit known as “Murderbot.”   

The Gift of Imperfections book cover

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown (Self-help)

Now in its 10th year of publication, this book’s groundbreaking lessons on living with authenticity still resonate.

Prince Sign O The Times CD cover

Prince: Sign O’ The Times (Album)

Fans will love these 2020 remastered editions—a Deluxe version featuring 13 additional B side and extended tracks, and a Super Deluxe featuring 45 previously unreleased songs or versions of songs.

Black Bottom Saints book cover

Black Bottom Saints by Alice Randall (Historical Fiction)

Before Motown there was the Block Bottom neighborhood in Detroit, a center for American Black culture. Randall introduces the reader to a who’s who of notable residents and visitors.

Rockaway book cover

Rockaway: Surfing Headlong into a New Life by Diane Cardwell (Biography)

You don’t have to be a surfer to be inspired by Vibe founder’s story about leaving her old life behind to dive into a new future in Rockaway Beach.

The Patient book cover

The Patient by Jasper DeWitt (Thriller)

This cinematic psychological thriller starts with the premise that every person who ever treated Joe has had a mental breakdown in the process.

Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim (Fiction)

Vanessa has inherited the ability to foretell the future…and it’s ruining her life. Will training from her aunt in Paris help?

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary)

Ice-T interviews musicians around the country about their craft, including Afrika Bambaataa, Salt, Run-DMC, Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre, Redman, Chuck D, Nas and many more.