Episode Forty Eight Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine
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– Currently Reading/Listening –
The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders – Stuart Kells (CW)
The Overstory – Richard Powers (EF)
Chicago Manual of Style – University of Chicago Press (CW)
Alternate Side – Anna Quindlen (EF)
– Just Read –
Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding Courage to Lead – Cecile Richards (EF)
DNF’d: The Swarm – Frank Schätzing (CW) read about her time with the book on her blog.
Bite by Bite – Geneen Roth (EF) (audio)
Dream More – Dolly Parton (CW) (audio)
This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide – Geneen Roth (EF)
Chicago Poems – Carl Sandburg (CW)
Chris and Emily stopped at Williams College newly opened bookstore.
May 4-5 – Booktopia at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, VT
Ariel Lawhon – I Was Anastasia: A Novel
Bianca Marais – Hum If You Don't Know the Words
Heather Abel – The Optimistic Decade
Jonathan Miles – Anatomy of a Miracle
Pamela Paul – My Life With Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues
Peter Swanson – All the Beautiful Lies
Robin Oliveira – Winter Sisters
Stephen McCauley – My Ex-Life
On the "way home" Chris and Emily went to Saratoga Springs, NY to visit the other Northshire Bookstore.
Chris went to a local cemetery in Guilford to see Fitz-Greene Halleck’s gravesite.
– Upcoming Jaunts –
Chris is going to see an Encore Series show in NYC at the Encore Series.
Coming up at RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT:
May 15, 2018 – Chandra Prasad with her book Damselfly
May 16, 2018 – Heather Abel with her book The Optimistic Decade
May 26, 2018 – Mark your calendar for World Dracula Day
– Upcoming Reads –
Bimini Twist (Jane Bunker Mystery #4) – Linda Greenlaw (CW) release date June 26, 2018
Hum If You Don’t Know the Words – Bianca Marais (CW)
In the Dark (Jenny Aron #1) – Andreas Pfluger (CW)
Bitter Orange – Claire Fuller (CW) release date October 9, 2018
The Other Woman – Sandie Jones (CW) release date August 21, 2018
Something in the Water – Catherine Stedman (CW) release date July 24, 2018
Black Chamber – S.M. Stirling (CW) release date July 3, 2018
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro – Rachel Slade (CW)
Dot Journaling: A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together – Rachel Wilkerson Miller (CW)
Not That Bad: Dispatches From Rape Culture – edited by Roxane Gay (EF)
The Thorn Necklace: Healing Through Writing and the Creative Process – Francesca Lia Block (EF)
Sunburn – Laura Lippman (EF)
Little Women – Louisa May Alcott (EF)
– Also Mentioned –
Dolly Parton’s foundation: Imagination Library
Leaves of Grass – Walt Whitman
The Wife – Meg Wolitzer
The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer
Modern Lovers – Emma Straub
The Vacationers – Emma Straub
The Duplass Brothers
Book Nook with Vick Mickunas
The Echo Maker – Richard Powers
American Rust – Philipp Meyer
The Son – Philip Meyer