Episode 33 - Bookshops Galore!

Crow Bookshop in Burlington, VT

Crow Bookshop in Burlington, VT

Episode Thirty Three Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

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December – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers.
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February – Maurice by E.M. Forster.

– National Book Award Winners –
You can watch the entire 2017 broadcast here.
Young People’s Literature: Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
Poetry: Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart
Nonfiction: The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen
Fiction: Sing Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward

– Just Read –
Plainsong – Kent Haruf (EF)
The Dry (Aaron Falk #1) – Jane Harper (CW)
Hunter Killer: The War with China – The Battle for the Central Pacific (Dan Lenson Novels) – David Poyer (CW)
Cove – Cynan Jones (CW)
Ten Days in a Mad-House – Nellie Bly (CW) (audio)

– Currently Reading/Listening –
Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy – David Fleming and edited by Shaun Chamberlin (EF)
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – Carson McCullers (EF)

– Biblio Adventures –
Emily visited:
The Berry Center and it’s fantastic, neighboring bookstore
Crow Bookshop in Burlington, VT
Bear Pond Books in Montpelier, VT (where she purchased The Great Santini by Pat Conroy)
Librairie Gourmande in the Jean-Talon Market in Montreal – a cookbook store!
Nahum Gelber Law Library at McGill University

Chris visited the Beinecke Library – the rare book & manuscript library at Yale University – to see the exhibit Making the Medieval English Manuscript: The Takamiya Collection

Chris watched the new documentary about Joan Didion titled The Center Will Not Hold

On Small Business Saturday, Chris visited:
Breakwater Books in Guilford, CT
Bookclub Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT
Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore in Middletown, CT

– Upcoming Jaunts –
December 1 – Emily will be heading to Sterling College to attend the Surviving the Future symposium
December 7, 2pm – Join Chris for a Willa Cather birthday celebration at Bookclub Bookstore& More in Windsor, CT

– Upcoming Reads –
Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) – Jane Harper (CW)
Sweetgirl – Travis Mulhauser (EF)
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – Carson McCullers (CW)

– Also Mentioned –
Eventide and Benediction and Our Souls at Night – Kent Haruf
Book blog – BookerTalk: Adventures with great novels around the world
The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery – Witold Pilecki. The movie is titled: The Death of Captain Pilecki

BINC: Book Industry Charitable Foundation – if you are looking for an organization to donate this is a good one!