Episode 59 - Horseshoe Crab Porn, Who Knew?

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

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– Currently Reading –
Scribe of Siena – Melodie Winawer (CW)(audio)
Solumn Graves (Billy Boyle Mystery Series #13) – James R. Benn (CW)
The Odyssey – Homer, translated by Emily Wilson (CW)
The NY Times article discussing the new translation of The Odyssey by Emily Wilson can be found HERE.

 – Just Read –
Scribe of Siena – Melodie Winawer (EF)
The Crab from Yesterday: The Life-Cycle of a Horseshoe Crab – John Frederick Waters and W.T. Mars (CW)
Rooted In Deceit (A Greenhouse Mystery #4) – Wendy Tyson (EF)
The Outliers – Kimberly McCreight (EF)
The Scattering – Kimberly McCreight (EF)
The Collide – Kimberly McCreight (CW)(EF)

– Biblio Adventures –
Chris and Emily watched the 1933 film version of Little Women

September 13, 2018 – Emily went to RJ Julia Madison to see Kate Walbert discuss her book His Favorites

– Upcoming Jaunts –
September 15, 2018 at 2:00 – Chris will be in conversation with Kimberly McCreight at Bookclub Bookstore & More to discuss the third book in the Outliers trilogy: The Collide

September 17, 2018 – Joseph Olshan will be at RJ Julia Madison to discuss his new book, Black Diamond Fall.

 September 20, 2018 at RJ Julia Madison and October 3 at Wesleyan RJ Julia – Jason Stanley will discuss his book, How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.

September 27, 2018 – Bill Goldstein will be discussing his book, The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature, at  RJ Julia Madison

September 27, 2018 at 7:00 – Come meet the Book Cougars at Mohegan Sun for a Historical Fiction Panel. Click HERE to purchase your $5 ticket.

Panelists are:

Fiona Davis –The Masterpiece
Marie Benedict – Carnegie’s Maid
James R. Benn – Solumn Graves (Billy Boyle Mystery Series #13)
Melodie Winawer – Scribe of Siena

October 13 – Boston Book Festival

October 18, 2018 at 2:00 – Chris will be hosting the Willa Cather book club at Bookclub Bookstore & More. The book: Death Comes for the Archbishop

– Upcoming Reads –
Solumn Graves (Billy Boyle Mystery Series #13) – James R. Benn (EF)
The Book of Essie – Meghan Maclean Weir (EF)
Strike Your Heart – Amélie Nothomb (EF)
A Winter’s Promise – Christelle Dabos (EF)
Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water’s Edge – Susan Hand Shetterly (CW)
Horseshoe Crags and Velvet Worms: The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind – Richard Fortey (CW)
Behold the Dreamers – Imbolo Mbue (CW)
The Witches: Salem, 1692 – Stacy Schiff (CW)
Labyrinth of the Spirits – Carlos Ruiz Zafon (CW)

– Also Mentioned –
Cara Black
Diane Mott Davidson
The Kate – Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center showing of Little Women
The movie Holiday starring Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant
Fear: Trump in the White House – Bob Woodward
Fear and Trembling – Amélie Nothomb
Tokyo Fiancée – Amélie Nothomb
Mel’s Bookland Adventures
The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Angels Game – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Prisoner of Heaven – Carlos Ruiz Zafon