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The Slow Reader is a book review podcast that covers books I'm reading at a pace that I'm comfortable with - which is a little bit slow. Listen in if you're looking for someone who reads at a pace closer to yours!

The Slow Reader Stephen Gower

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The Slow Reader is a book review podcast that covers books I'm reading at a pace that I'm comfortable with - which is a little bit slow. Listen in if you're looking for someone who reads at a pace closer to yours!

    #14 – Catching Up

    #14 – Catching Up

    Catching up on several books that I've read in the last two months, in addition to covering off what I'm reading now and what I'll be reading in the future. Stay safe, stay healthy!


    Music: Rebels With a Cause by Renae


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    • 10 min
    #13 – The MVP Machine

    #13 – The MVP Machine

    My review of The MVP Machine, a book that covers the latest evolution of player development in Major League Baseball; the book is written by Travis Sawchik and Ben Lindburgh.


    Podcasts mentioned in the episode:
    * Pr0ductive Outs



    At The Letters - Sportsnet

    Birds All Day - The Athletic

    Birds All Day - Free Version



    Music used in this episode:
    * "Baseball" by Guglielmo Brunelli - Jamendo



    "Troll Baseball" by Fanny Roger - Jamendo


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    • 12 min
    #12 – Warlight

    #12 – Warlight

    Michael Ondaatje's 2018 novel Warlight is the subject of this episode of The Slow Reader. It's a difficult novel to read, but is well worth the effort.


    Music in this episode is Labile Polvere by Mattia Vlad Morleo, from https://www.jamendo.com.


    The full review text will be online at https://www.noformatblog.ca in a few days.


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    • 13 min
    #11 – Heads!

    #11 – Heads!

    Enter the thrilling medical world of Heads! This 1985 book by David Osborn is...not great. Have a listen for my thoughts on the book (and be warned, there are spoilers in this episode!)


    The full review in text form will be posted later this week on www.noformatblog.ca.


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    • 19 min
    #10 – Saturday Night Ghost Club chapters 4-7

    #10 – Saturday Night Ghost Club chapters 4-7

    The wrap-up episode for The Saturday Night Ghost Club! A bit of a tweak in the format, without any specific summaries of the book. I answer some questions that I asked last episode, and set up the next book!


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    • 6 min
    #9 – The Saturday Night Ghost Club - chapters 1-4

    #9 – The Saturday Night Ghost Club - chapters 1-4

    I'm very excited to start a new book! This wasn't entirely intended (influenced only by when I received the book from the library), but The Saturday Night Ghost Club (by Craig Davidson) starts today with episodes 1-4, right when most other people are watching Stranger Things 3 (I've only seen the first season + the first episode of season 2 so far). This is a spooky book, and really good so far. So dive in with me!


    The theme music in today's episode is titled "Hor Hor" by composer Alexander Nakarada, and is available under a public domain license.


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    • 11 min

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