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Conversations about books and reading with authors, booksellers, librarians, and more.

A Bookish Home Laura Szaro Kopinski

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Conversations about books and reading with authors, booksellers, librarians, and more.

    Ep. 61: Kim Johnson, Author of This Is My America

    Ep. 61: Kim Johnson, Author of This Is My America

    This week, I’m sharing an interview with Kim Johnson, author of the phenomenal and timely new young adult book, This Is My America. Teens and adults alike, this is essential reading that provides a window into Black Lives Matter activism as well as the human impact of racism in our criminal justice system through the … Continue reading Ep. 61: Kim Johnson, Author of This Is My America →

    Ep. 60: Amy Poeppel, Author of Musical Chairs

    Ep. 60: Amy Poeppel, Author of Musical Chairs

    This week I’m delighted to welcome Amy Poeppel to the podcast, author of the new novel, Musical Chairs. This is my favorite kind of summer novel. You won’t be able to stop turning the pages by the pool, unless it’s to pause and laugh out loud, or to stop and savor some beautiful observation about life … Continue reading Ep. 60: Amy Poeppel, Author of Musical Chairs →

    Ep. 59: Maggie Doherty, Author of The Equivalents

    Ep. 59: Maggie Doherty, Author of The Equivalents

    This week, Maggie Doherty joins me on the podcast to discuss her new book, The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s. Maggie Doherty is a literary scholar, historian, and critic based at Harvard and has written a fascinating account of an experiment in combining intellectual pursuits and motherhood by providing “a room of … Continue reading Ep. 59: Maggie Doherty, Author of The Equivalents →

    Ep. 58: Mary Kay Andrews, Author of Hello Summer

    Ep. 58: Mary Kay Andrews, Author of Hello Summer

    This week I welcome New York Times bestselling author and queen of the beach read, Mary Kay Andrews, back to the podcast. Her novels include Sunset Beach, The Weekenders, Summer Rental, her latest, Hello Summer and many more. “Hello, Summer is another gem by the always wonderful Mary Kay Andrews.” -PopSugar   We spoke last … Continue reading Ep. 58: Mary Kay Andrews, Author of Hello Summer →

    Ep. 57: Julie Clark, Author of the Last Flight

    Ep. 57: Julie Clark, Author of the Last Flight

    This week, I’m excited to share an interview with Julie Clark we recorded last month. We discussed her new book, The Last Flight, life as an author during quarantine, her writing journey, and much more. In a starred review, Kirkus called The Last Flight, “A tense and engaging womancentric thriller…Propulsive prose drives Clark’s tale of the intersecting … Continue reading Ep. 57: Julie Clark, Author of the Last Flight →

    Ep. 56: Jean Van’t Hul Of The Artful Parent

    Ep. 56: Jean Van’t Hul Of The Artful Parent

    This week I’m excited to chat with Jean Van’t Hul, The Artful Parent. I find Jean’s books and blog so inspiring in terms of embracing art and creativity with my kids. If you’re looking for simple ways to bring art into your childrens’ lives and break up long days at home, this episode is for … Continue reading Ep. 56: Jean Van’t Hul Of The Artful Parent →

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