The Book Squad Podcast
a collaboration with AudioReader.
Once a month, the librarians are in, with their favorite recommendations, a toe-to-toe discussion on a book or topic, as well as news from the book world and bookish-Lawrence. Listen to the latest episode:
Episode 1: Pilot!
Two Book Minimum:
- Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough - Available Jan 2017 | Amazon (pre-order)
- The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward - Links: Lawrence Public Library | Amazon
- Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton - Links: Lawrence Public Library | Amazon
- Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Cailtin Doughty - Links: Lawrence Public Library | Amazon
Kate and Polli talk about Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, how juvenile fiction can cross-over to adult readers, banned books and more!
Two Book Minimum:
- Some Possible Solutions: Stories by Helen Phillips
- Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
- Ready Player One: A Novel by Ernest Cline
She Said / She Said:
An unforgettable tale of a brave young woman during the plague in 17th century England from the author The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
Inspired by the true story of Eyam, a village in the rugged hill country of England, Year of Wonders is a richly detailed evocation of a singular moment in history. Written with stunning emotional intelligence and introducing “an inspiring heroine” (The Wall Street Journal), Brooks blends love and learning, loss and renewal into a spellbinding and unforgettable read.
This episode was produced by Nick Carswell at AudioReader.
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