A podcast produced by the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH. Most episodes contain spoilers, so please read the book before listening.
Episode #76 - The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels
Linda Seiter, Executive Director of Caracole, Greater Cincinnati's AIDS service organization in Northside, talks to Carter Sickels about his new book The Prettiest Star.
Episode #75 - The Lit Review - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
An irreverent, spoiler-filled discussion of Ann Patchett's The Dutch House, led by Lit Review host Virginia Anderson and featuring Mercantile member Lindsay Nichols.
Episode #74 - The Lit Review - Normal People by Sally Rooney
An irreverent, spoiler-filled discussion of Sally Rooney's Normal People, led by Virginia Anderson, one of the Mercantile's most avid readers. Featuring Joshua Chowdhury and Curtis Scribner.
Episode #73 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Hillary talks with Withrow High School English teacher Olivia McKinney about Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give, the YWCA's Real Reads discussion book for February and March. Interspersed with Hillary and Olivia's conversation are audio clips of Olivia's students describing their interactions with police officers.
Episode #72 - The Impossible Dreamers read Don Quixote
Joe Heyd and Mary Curran Hackett talk about the Mercantile's Impossible Dreamers group, which is reading Don Quixote in manageable chunks.
Episode #71 - Katherine Durack on The Genius of Liberty podcast
Katherine Durack discusses The Genius of Liberty, a podcast series about the crucial yet forgotten role Ohio played in the fight for woman suffrage. The Genius of Liberty is produced in partnership with the Mercantile Library.