Episode 76 - Dr. Carla Hayden, Tracy K. Smith, Kevin Young at the Schomburg Center

An evening at the  Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture  featuring Dr. Carla Hayden, Tracy K. Smith, and Kevin Young.

An evening at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture featuring Dr. Carla Hayden, Tracy K. Smith, and Kevin Young.

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

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– Upcoming Readalongs –
We are hosting co-reads in June 2019 with Jenny Colvin of the Reading Envy Podcast.:
Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell (record date 6/5/19)
The Goodreads discussion page can be found HERE
Sapphira and the Slave Girl by Willa Cather (record date 6/27/19)
The Goodreads discussion page can be found HERE

– Currently Reading –
Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell (EF)(CW)
Miracle Creek – Angie Kim (EF)

– Just Read –
Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens (CW)
The Lost Family – Jenna Blum (EF)
Lost Laysen: The Newly Discovered Story – Margaret Mitchell edited by Debra Freer (CW)
The 4-Hour Workweek – Timothy Ferriss (CW)

– Biblio Adventures –
Emily attended the Newburyport Literary Festival April 26-27, 2019:
Elaine Weiss: The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
Linda Hirschman: Sister’s in Law: How Sandra Day O’ Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World
Rachel Slade: Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
Russell Banks and Steve Yarbrough
A Readable Feast: Jenna Blum, Louise Miller, Miriam Parker

Chris and Emily went on a joint jaunt to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The event featured Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, in conversation with US Poet Laureate Tracy K Smith moderated by Kevin Young, the Director of the Center. Kevin Young is also the New Yorker Poetry Editor.
Check out the Schomburg Shop.

Chris watched The Try Guys Test Old Age Body Simulators

– Upcoming Jaunts –
Emily is traveling to Minnesota and is hoping to visit Birch Bark Books & Native Arts, Milkweed Editions bookstore Open Books, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, and Wild Rumpus.

Chris will be going to the The Flock Theater to see their adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.

Chris is heading to an event for The White Mountain: Rediscovering Mount Washington’s Hidden Culture by Dan Szczeny. Check out his website for upcoming events.

Crime Conn is at Ferguson Library on Saturday, May 18, 2019

Chris and Emily will be attending Book Expo America May 29-31, 2019

– Upcoming Reads –
Coming, Aphrodite! – Willa Cather (CW) which is part of the Willa Cather Short Story Project
The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison (CW)
The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things – Paula Byrne (CW)
A Well-Read Woman: The Life, Loves, and Legacy of Ruth Rappaport – Kate Stewart (CW)
The Missing of Claire Delune – Christelle Dabos, translated by Hidegarde Serle (EF)
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors (The Rajes #1) – Sonali Dev (EF)
Around Harvard Square – cj farley (EF)
Mrs. Everything – Jennifer Weiner (EF)

– Also Mentioned –
Russell of Ink and Paper Booktube Channel
Author Angie Kim’s Website
Those Who Save Us – Jenna Blum
The Tim Ferriss Show interview with Neil Gaiman can be found here
Jabberwocky Books
Book Rack
Safe from the Neighbors – Steve Yarbrough
Author Jill McCorkle’s website
Red Rooster Restaurant
Yes, Chef – Marcus Samuelsson
Wade in the Water: Poems – Tracy K. Smith
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches – Audre Lord
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster – Jon Krakaur
Anne Boyd Rioux
Little A Publishing