Episode Fifty Three Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine
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March – Geraldine Brooks – have comments to us by July 19th
Upcoming Book Release and Event
Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women – Anne Boyd Rioux (release date August 21st)
Check out upcoming events for the 150th anniversary of Little Women at Orchard House.
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– Currently Reading/Listening –
Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Enlightenment – Robert Wright (CW)
Providence – Caroline Kepnes (EF)
The American Byron: Homosexuality The Fall of Fitz-Green Halleck – John Hallock (CW)
– Just Read –
Unsheltered – Barbara Kingsolver (EF) release date October 16, 2018
Chris DNF’d Fatal Crossing (Nora Sand #1) – Lone Theils, Translated by Charlotte Barslund (CW)
and she attempted to watch an adaptation of Picnic at Hanging Rock
It Happened at Two in the Morning – Alan Hruska (EF)
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II – Liza Mundy (CW)(audio)
A Place for Us – Fatima Farheen Mirza (EF)
– Biblio Adventures –
Chris met John Valeri, Our Mystery Man, at Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Chris attended Crime Conn at Ferguson Library on Saturday, June 23, 2018
Author panelists included:
China Trade – S.J. Rozan
Sacred Cows – Karen E. Olson
Dr. Kristen Hartnett-McCann
NYPL event archive of Roxane Gay in conversation with Aja Monet: https://www.nypl.org/audiovideo/live-nypl-roxane-gay-aja-monet-not-bad
– Upcoming Jaunts –
Matthew Dicks will be at RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison with his new book Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling.
Chris and Emily will be heading to Orchard House – the home of Louisa May Alcott.
– Upcoming Reads –
March – Geraldine Brooks (EF)
They May Not Mean To, But They Do – Cathleen Schine (EF)
Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938 – R.A. Scotti (CW)
Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear – Kim Brooks (EF) release date August 21, 2018
– Also Mentioned –
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life – Barbara Kingsolver
The Overstory – Richard Powers