20 episodes

We love to read! We know many of you do too. That’s why we created a book club at Iowa Public Radio. Hear about the themes, characters and big picture questions raised by the titles on our reading list. Get a copy of the books, find a comfortable chair, and read or re-read with us.The Talk of Iowa Book Club podcast is sponsored by Western Home Communities and Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Deming Foundation.

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We love to read! We know many of you do too. That’s why we created a book club at Iowa Public Radio. Hear about the themes, characters and big picture questions raised by the titles on our reading list. Get a copy of the books, find a comfortable chair, and read or re-read with us.The Talk of Iowa Book Club podcast is sponsored by Western Home Communities and Cultivating Compassion: The Dr. Deming Foundation.

    Beavers — as useful as they are interesting

    Beavers — as useful as they are interesting

    Charity Nebbe talks with author Ben Goldfarb about his book "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter."

    When you were born matters less than you think

    When you were born matters less than you think

    Charity Nebbe talks with author Bobby Duffy about his book, "The Generation Myth: Why When You’re Born Matters Less Than You Think.”

    Amy Tan continues exploring mother-daughter relationships and inherited trauma in the stories of Shanghai courtesans

    Amy Tan continues exploring mother-daughter relationships and inherited trauma in the stories of Shanghai courtesans

    Author Amy Tan talks with Charity Nebbe about her 2013 novel, "The Valley of Amazement."

    Four mothers, four daughters and their intertwined stories of trauma, identity and understanding

    Four mothers, four daughters and their intertwined stories of trauma, identity and understanding

    Host Charity Nebbe is joined by expert readers to discuss "The Joy Luck Club," by Amy Tan

    Willa Cather's classic novel was both ahead of its time and of its time

    Willa Cather's classic novel was both ahead of its time and of its time

    Host Charity Nebbe talks with a panel of expert readers about Willa Cather's "My Antonia"

    Tayari Jones' powerful novel explores love, marriage, race and the devastating impact of incarceration

    Tayari Jones' powerful novel explores love, marriage, race and the devastating impact of incarceration

    In this October meeting of the Talk of Iowa Book Club, we're discussing "An American Marriage," by Tayari Jones.

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