Episode 37 - Boyne, Cather, Harper, Hoeg, Patel and a Joint Jaunt Re-enactment

 Chris discussing  My Antonia  at  Bookclub Bookstore & More  in South Windsor, CT.

Chris discussing My Antonia at Bookclub Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT.

Episode Thirty Seven Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

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We have an upcoming read-along:
February – Maurice by E.M. Forster
    Send in questions or comments by March 1st – we will discuss on March 6th episode

The 2018 Edgar Awards were announced. Check out the list here – your TBR is about to grow!

– Currently Reading/Listening –
Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) – Jane Harper (CW)
Jane Steele – Lyndsay Faye (EF)(audio)
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather – Willa Cather, Andrew Jewell (CW)
Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook – Ina Garten (EF)
Ingredienti : Marcella’s Guide to the Market – Marcella and Victor Hazan (EF)

– Just Read –
My Friend Fear: Finding Magic in the Unknown – Meera Lee Patel (EF)
Smilla’s Sense of Snow – Peter Hoeg (CW)
The Heart’s Invisible Furies – John Boyne (EF)
My Ántonia – Willa Cather (CW) (100 year anniversary!)

– Biblio Adventures –
Chris kicked-off the Willa Cather Book Club at the Bookclub Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT.
Chris and Emily went on a joint jaunt to Whitlock’s Book Barn in Bethany, CT. Chris wrote about it on her blog.
                Chris bought two Peter Hoeg books:
                History of Danish Dreams
                Borderliners

Chris put in another volunteer day at the Institute Library in New Haven, CT.
Feb 17-18 – Pequot Library Mid-Winter Booksale

 Chris and Emily - joint jaunting at  Whitlock’s Book Barn  in Bethany, CT.

Chris and Emily - joint jaunting at Whitlock’s Book Barn in Bethany, CT.

– Upcoming Jaunts –
January 25, 2018 - Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko, will be at RJ Julia’s Booksellers in conversation with the Book Cougars!
February 7, 2018 – Emily is taking her gentleman caller to Wesleyan RJ Julia to see Jeffers Lennox discuss his book Homelands and Empires: Indigenous Spaces, Imperial Fictions, and Competition for Territory in Northeastern North America, 1690-1763.
Join Chris on April 19th at 2:00 at  Bookclub Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT for the quarterly Willa Cather book club discussion of The Song of the Lark.

– Upcoming Reads –
Free Food for Millionaires – Min Jin Lee (CW)
The Versions of Us – Laura Barnett (EF)

– Also Mentioned –
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway – Anna Jeffers
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium #1) – Stieg Larsson
The Absolutist – John Boyne