Episode 5 - Will Scwalbe, Roxane Gay, Kinokuniya and books, lots of books!

We visit a three story bookstore!

Episode Five Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

Just Read
The Trap – Melanie Raabe (CW)
Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England’s Stone Walls – Robert M. Thorson (CW)
Willa: The Story Of Willa Cather, An American Writer – Amy Ehrlich, Wendell Minor (CW)
The Strays – Emily Bitto (CW)
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life– Ruth Franklin (CW) with audiobook
Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead (EF) with audiobook
The Book That Matters Most – Ann Hood (EF)
Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (But Also My Mom's, Which I Know Sounds Weird) - Michael Ian Black (EF) audiobook
Yes, Chef – Marcus Samuelsson (EF) audiobook
All Is Not Forgotten – Wendy Walker (EF)
Traveling Light – Katrina Kittle (EF)

– Currently Reading/Listening
Carmilla – Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (CW)
Bad Feminist – Roxane Gay (EF) and (CW)
The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje (EF) with audiobook

– Biblio Adventures
Chris and Emily went on a joint jaunt to see Will Schwalbe talk about his new book, Books for Living.
Chris went to NYC to the Morgan Library to see the Martin Luther exhibit
Chris and Emily also went into NYC to see Roxane Gay at the 92 St Y where she discussed her new book of short stories, Difficult Women.
While in the big city we visited Kinokuniya a three story Japanese bookstore.

– Upcoming Jaunts
February 16 – Colson Whitehead in Conversation with George Saunders
http://www.92y.org/Event/George-Saunders-and-Colson-Whitehead
Morgan Library in NYC to see the Emily Dickinson exhibit – http://www.themorgan.org/exhibitions/emily-dickinson

– Upcoming Reads
Macbeth – William Shakespeare (CW)
Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe—and Started the Protestant Reformation – Andrew Petegree (CW)
Jack the Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert – Patricia Cornwell (CW)
Tenth of December – George Saunders (EF)
A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles (EF)

– Also Mentioned
Prelude to Bruise – Saeed Jones