Episode 29 - Library Sale Booty, Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon and more

Emily's gentleman caller - aka Jim - exploring Yellow Umbrella Books in Chatham, MA

Emily's gentleman caller - aka Jim - exploring Yellow Umbrella Books in Chatham, MA

Episode Twenty Nine Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

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– Just Read –
OSS Operation Black Mail: One Woman’s Covert War Against the Imperial Japanese Army – Ann Todd (CW)
   Chris reviewed the book on her blog. Read it here.
My Absolute Darling – Gabriel Tallent (EF)
The Blank Wall – Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (CW)
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone – Brené Brown (EF)

– Currently Reading/Listening –
What Happened – Hillary Rodham Clinton (audio) (CW)
Scary Old Sex – Arlene Hyman (EF)
And Fire Came Down (Caleb Zelic #2) – Emma Viskic (CW)
The Last Chinese Chef – Nicole Mones (EF)
How To Read Water: Clues, Signs & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea – Tristan Gooley (CW)
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben (CW)

– Biblio Adventures –
September 15 – Chris and Emily will be heading to the New Haven Public library for a discussion with winners of the Windham-Campbell prize. Check out the winners of the Windham-Campbell prize here.
                Panelists:
                Too Afraid to Cry – Ali Cobby Eckermann
                Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War - Maya Jasanoff
                Nothings Mat – Erna Brodber
                Can You Tolerate This? - Ashleigh Young

September 22-24 – Guilford Free Library Friends of the Library Annual Book and Bake Sale
Chris purchases:
Two Old Women: An Alaskan Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival – Velma Wallis
Bead on an Anthill: A Lakota Childhood – Delphine Red Shirt (CW)
They Wrote the Book: Thirteen Women Mystery Writer’s Tell All – Helen Windrath
Outlander: Stories and Essays – Jane Rule
The Professor’s House – Willa Cather

Emily purchases:
97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement – Jane Ziegelman
Who the Hell is Pansy O’Hara?: The Fascinating Stories Behind 50 of the World’s Best-Loved Books – Jenny Bond


Emily visited Jabberwocky Bookshop in Newburyport, MA and  Yellow Umbrella Books in Chatham, MA

September 28 – October 1 – Blackstone Library Annual Book Sale

– Upcoming Jaunts –
October 17 – Gabrielle Zevin author of Young Jane Young at RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT
October 21 – Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

– Upcoming Reads –
Death Comes: A Willa Cather and Edith Lewis Mystery – Sue Hallgrath (CW)|
Grace – Natashia Deón (EF)

– Also Mentioned –
Article about debut novelist Gabriel Tallent: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/27/books/gabriel-tallent-my-absolute-darling.html
Review of My Absolut Darling: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/29/books/review-my-absolute-darling-gabriel-tallent.html
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry – Gabrielle Zevin
Chris blog’s at Wildmoobooks.com