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From the Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville/Vernon Hills, Illinois. Librarians sharing book recommendations, author interviews, local history stories, and more! Hosted by Nate Gass & Lindsay Barber-Peddycoart.

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From the Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville/Vernon Hills, Illinois. Librarians sharing book recommendations, author interviews, local history stories, and more! Hosted by Nate Gass & Lindsay Barber-Peddycoart.

    Publishing During A Pandemic: A Conversation with Skip Dye of Penguin Random House

    Publishing During A Pandemic: A Conversation with Skip Dye of Penguin Random House

    How has COVID-19 impacted the book publishing industry? Our guest Skip Dye – SVP of Library Sales & Digital Strategy and SVP Director of Sales Operations at Penguin Random House – knows a thing or two about how publishers are adapting to this very different world we find ourselves in. We pack a lot into…

    Author Ariel Lawhon on Nazi-killing socialite spy Nancy Wake

    Author Ariel Lawhon on Nazi-killing socialite spy Nancy Wake

    Why haven’t more people heard of Nancy Wake? An upper-class expat who smuggled documents and people out of WWII Paris, armed the French Resistance, and killed a Nazi commander bare-handed, this war heroine should be a household name — but she isn’t. Author Ariel Lawhon sets out to rectify the oversight in her latest novel,…

    CMPL Podcast Presents: A History of Racism in Libertyville and the North Shore (part 3)

    CMPL Podcast Presents: A History of Racism in Libertyville and the North Shore (part 3)

    Note: This episode is part three in a three-part series originally released by Drops of Ink – the student news publication of Libertyville High School. Drops of Ink explores different perspectives on race in Libertyville. Originally published September 14, 2016. Produced and hosted by Conor Kennedy.

    CMPL Podcast Presents: A History of Racism in Libertyville and the North Shore (part 2)

    CMPL Podcast Presents: A History of Racism in Libertyville and the North Shore (part 2)

    Note: This episode is part two in a three-part series originally released by Drops of Ink – the student news publication of Libertyville High School. Drops of Ink explores the history of the movement for housing equality. Originally published July 22, 2016. Produced and hosted by Conor Kennedy.

    CMPL Podcast Presents: A History of Racism in Libertyville and the North Shore (part 1)

    CMPL Podcast Presents: A History of Racism in Libertyville and the North Shore (part 1)

    Note: This episode is part one in a three-part series originally released by Drops of Ink – the student news publication of Libertyville High School. Drops of Ink delves into the history behind the segregation of Libertyville and its surrounding communities. Originally published May 26, 2016. Produced and hosted by Conor Kennedy.

    Phil Christman on Being Midwestern

    Phil Christman on Being Midwestern

    Phil Christman is the author of the new book Midwest Futures – a collection of interconnected essays about the Midwest. The book expands on Christman’s 2017 essay for The Hedgehog Review On Being Midwestern: The Burden of Normality. Both the essay and book start with a dissection of writing cliches about the Midwest as a…

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