Episode 9 - Knitted Knockers, Little Free Libraries, Sperm Donation (and books)

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

– Just Read –
The Other F-Word – Natasha Friend (CW)
Kindred – Octavia Butler (EF)
You’ll Grow Out of It – Jessi Klein (EF) (audio)
News of the World – Paulette Jiles (EF)
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth – Lindsey Lee Johnson (EF)

– Currently Reading/Listening –
Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen (CW)
Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness – Michael Branch (CW)
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk – Kathleen Rooney (EF)

– Biblio Adventures –
February 28 – Guilford Public Library – Peter Woerner author of Odyssey: Fifty Years of Travel Drawings and Memories.
March 2 – Guilford Public Library - Christine Woodside author of Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books
March 7 – RJ Julia Booksellers – Natasha Friend author of The Other F-Word
March 8 – RJ Julia Booksellers – Elinor Lipman author of On Turpentine Lane
Emily watched the movie Wild based on Cheryl Strayed novel of the same name.
Chris went on a Little Free Library trek. Find one near you: https://littlefreelibrary.org/

– Upcoming Jaunts –
April 4th – over 140 art house movie theatres across the country in 124 cities and in 41 states, plus four locations in Canada, are collectively participating in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the movie 1984 starring John Hurt. Check to see if there is one near you!
March 9-12 – New York Antiquarian Book Fair – at the Park Avenue Armory
March 27 – Savoy Bookshop & Cafe – Min Jin Lee author or Pachinko
April 8 – Bryan Stevenson author of Just Mercy at McVinney Auditorium in Providence, RI

– Upcoming Reads –
Pachinko – Min Jin Lee (EF)(CW)
Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders (EF) (audio)
1984 – George Orwell (EF)
Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotes – Garson O’Toole (CW)
Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Undermines Tomorrow’s Medicine – Richard F. Harris (CW)

– Also Mentioned –
Pattern for Knitted Knockers: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knitted-knockers
The Enchanted – Rene Denfeld
Stolen Years: Stories of the Wrongfully Imprisoned – Reuven Fenton// Chris wrote a review of this one on her blog: http://www.wildmoobooks.com/2015/11/stolen-years-stories-of-wrongfully.html
Annie Philbrick, owner of Savory Bookstore & Café and Bank Square Books has been chosen as a judge for the National Book Awards: http://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/westerly/10063819-154/philbrick-named-judge-for-prestigious-national-book-awards.html
Blossoms & Bayonets: A Story of Love, Faith and Courage Under Japanese Occupation – Jana McBurney-Lin and Hi-Dong Chai
The Orphan Masters Son – Adam Johnson
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