The Everett Public Library produces podcast files on subjects such as The Directors Corner, Author Visits, Staff Book Reviews, Interviews, History Tours, and other subjects of interest to our patrons.
The Once & Future River, by Eric Wagner and Tom Reese
The Lone Reader turns his gaze to this series of essays and photos describing the fate of the lower Duwamish River, which empties into Elliott Bay in Seattle.
Early morning on Yaquina Bay, by daveincamas
"The Education of an Idealist," by Samantha Power
Samantha "Sam" Power's memoir of her time as a close confidant to President Barack Obama in the realm of foreign affairs.
Music: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor "Death and the Maiden," by Franz Schubert, courtesy of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
"Nomadland," by Jessica Bruder
Reveals the hidden world of "nomads," financially strapped older people that live in vans and cheap RVs, driving where their work takes them.
Music: Darkdance, by Eric Kanold
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Embarrassment
Mr. Neutron gives the skinny on this early Lawrence, KS punk band, whose music is "somewhat repetitive, minimal, slow to develop, without much growth or direction. Vocals are stylistically odd and sparse. There is a sloppy feel to the whole endeavor. But it all works together brilliantly!"
"This Chair Rocks," by Ashton Applewhite
A manifesto against the belief that older people are weak, drab, depressed, dimwitted clones of one another.
Music: Blues Jam 2011, by Steve Belong
Fruitvale Station / Blindspotting
Alan takes us on a social justice trip to Oakland, through the medium of two recent films: 2013's "Fruitvale Station" and 2018's "Blindspotting."
Music: Flatwound: A View Southward, by John Pazdan
Great way to stay up to date with books of the day!