Episode 13 - Birds, Dickinson, The Dude Diet, Playboy, Steinbeck (and books)

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

– Just Read –
Celine – Peter Heller (CW) (EF)
The Impossible Fortress – Jason Rekulak (EF)
Our Short History – Lauren Grodstein (EF) (audio)
Book of Aron – Jim Shepard (EF)
The Leavers – Lisa Ko (CW)
Just Mercy: The Story of Justice and Redemption (CW) (audio)
The Lotterys Plus One - Emma Donoghue (CW) – DNF’d (did not finish, but passed it on to Emily)

– Currently Reading/Listening –
You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life – Jen Sincero (CW) (audio)
The Women in the Castle – Jessica Shattuck (CW)
The Opposite of Everyone – Joshilyn Jackson (EF)
The Dude Diet Cookbook – Serena Wolf (CW) – Chris wrote about her foray into cooking from this cookbook on her blog.

– Biblio Adventures –
April 6 – Chris went to the Mark Twain House to hear Ann M. Ryan discuss The Haunted Mark Twain
April 20th – RJ Julia Booksellers – Jennifer Ackerman author of The Genius of Birds
Emily watched A Quiet Passion – the new film about the life of Emily Dickinson. You can watch the trailer here.

– Upcoming Jaunts –
April 28-29 – Newburyport Literary Festival in Newburyport, MA
April 29 – Independent Bookstore day – GO SHOPPING! Chris is heading to Bookclub Bookstore for their grand opening that day. Emily will be shopping at Jabberwocky Bookshop in Newburyport, MA.
May 5-6 – BOOKTOPIA – at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, VT
Chris is hoping to see A Quiet Passion – the film that Emily already got to see. Then we can discuss!
On the way home from Vermont we will stop by the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, MA.
AND, Amherst Books in Amherst, MA.

– Upcoming Reads –
Blue Light Yokohama – Nicolás Obregón (EF)
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk – Kathleen Rooney (CW)

– Also Mentioned –
Upstream – Mary Oliver
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
Middlemarch – George Eliot
Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin