Episode 33: Books that Age Like Fine Wine, defining classic books and recommending summer literature

Today we’re answering listener questions about reading “the classics.” How do we define “classic literature?” And which classic books are on our to be read piles? In addition to defining and discussing the importance of certain “cultural touchstone” books, we recommend classic literature to read in the summertime.  Email us here Follow us here Sign…

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Episode 30: The Trial of Lizzie Borden Discussion, sharing our theories on the case and impressions of the book

Today we’re discussing our April buddy read, The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson. We talk about what we think of the case, the trial, and the Gilded Age gender politics. Considering the book is about a famous historical crime, this episode is pretty much spoiler-free. With plenty of sidetracking, book recommendations, and general…

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Episode 29: Quarterly Book Haul, sharing our favorite book acquisitions so far in 2019, from sports history to poetry collections

Between books sales and birthday celebrations, we’ve acquired quite a few books so far in 2019! Today we’re sharing the highlights of our Quarter One book purchases, including poetry collections, sports stories, and mystery novels. We’re also answering a listener question about how to ask for Advanced Review Copies and giving our recommendations of the…

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