Episode 46 - The Stranger in the Woods

 Micheal Finkel discussing his book  The Stranger in the Woods  at  An Unlikely Bookstore  & Cafe  in  Plainville, MA.

Micheal Finkel discussing his book The Stranger in the Woods at An Unlikely Bookstore  & Cafe in  Plainville, MA.

Episode Forty Six Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

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It’s National Poetry Month and we are celebrating with a poetry video project.
Check out our Book Tube Channel to see a recitation of a poem every day of April.

– Currently Reading/Listening –
Dark Chapter – Winnie M. Li (CW)
The Dispossessed – Ursula K. Le Guin (EF)
Chicago Poems – Carl Sandburg (CW)
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World –  Chris Guillebeau (EF)

– Just Read –
Tornado Weather – Deborah E. Kennedy (CW)
Do Not Become Alarmed: A Novel – Maile Meloy (EF)
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit – Michael Finkel (CW) (audio)
Goodbye, Vitamin – Rachel Khong (EF)

– Biblio Adventures –
Emily visited Harbor Books in Old Saybrook, CT

Chris and Emily went on a joint jaunt to visit The Unlikely Bookstore & Cafe in Plainville, MA owned by Julie and Jeff Kinney.

Chris went to Bookclub Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT to join John Valeri in conversation with R.C. Goodwin to discuss his new book Model Child

– Upcoming Jaunts –
April 12th – We are going on a joint jaunt to Savoy Bookshop and Cafe for the Reading Across Road Island sponsored event with Angie Thomas and her book The Hate U Give.

April 19th – Chris will host the second Willa Cather Bookclub at Bookclub Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT

April 23rd – We are going on another joint jaunt to see Jhumpha Lahiri and Domenico Starnone moderated by Michael Reynolds, Editor in Chief, Europa Editions at Wesleyan RJ Julia.

– Upcoming Reads –
The Song of the Lark – Willa Cather (CW)
Young Jane Young – Gabrielle  Zevin (EF)
Standard Deviation – Katherine Heiny (EF)

– Also Mentioned –
The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri
The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel – Julie Schumacher (release date August 14, 2018)

– Part 2: Author Spotlight –
In the last section of this episode we speak with Michael Finkel about his book Stranger In the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.