13 episodes

A podcast where three friends read *all* the books, one book at a time.

Join Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss one book in depth and chat about their reading.

Visit our website at onebrightbook.com

Support us by buying books from our shop at https://bookshop.org/shop/OneBrightBook

Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright

Frances: @nonsuchbook

Dorian: @ds228

Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes

Dorian blogs at https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/

Rebecca writes a newsletter at https://readingindie.substack.com/

Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 11 Ratings

A podcast where three friends read *all* the books, one book at a time.

Join Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss one book in depth and chat about their reading.

Visit our website at onebrightbook.com

Support us by buying books from our shop at https://bookshop.org/shop/OneBrightBook

Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright

Frances: @nonsuchbook

Dorian: @ds228

Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes

Dorian blogs at https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/

Rebecca writes a newsletter at https://readingindie.substack.com/

Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    Episode #13: Maud Martha

    Episode #13: Maud Martha

    Join our hosts Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss MAUD MARTHA by Gwendolyn Brooks and chat about their recent reading. For our next episode, we will discuss THE STONE ANGEL by Margaret Laurence. We would love to have you read along with us, and join us for our conversation coming to you in April.

    Want to support the show? Visit us at Bookshop.org or click on the links below and buy some books!

    Books mentioned:

    Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks Annie Allen by Gwendolyn Brooks Native Son by Richard Wright Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison The Waves by Virginia Woolf Forbidden Notebook by Alba de Céspedes, translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein The Birthday Party by Laurent Mauvignier Affinities: On Art and Fascination by Brian Dillon, translated from the French by Daniel Levin Becker The Story of a Life by Konstantin Paustovsky, translated from the Russian by Douglas Smith The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence
    Check out other relevant links in our blogpost. 
    Visit us online at onebrightbook.com.
    Browse our bookshelves at Bookshop.org.
    Comments? Write us at onebrightmail at gmail
    Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright
    Frances: @nonsuchbook
    Dorian: @ds228
    Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes
    Dorian's blog: https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/
    Rebecca's newsletter: https://readingindie.substack.com/
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode #12: Lote

    Episode #12: Lote

    Join our hosts Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss LOTE by Shola von Reinhold and chat about their recent reading. For our next episode, we will discuss MAUD MARTHA by Gwendolyn Brooks. We would love to have you read along with us, and join us for our conversation coming to you at the end of March.

    Want to support the show? Visit us at Bookshop.org or click on the links below and buy some books!

    Books mentioned:

    Lote by Shola von Reinhold Orlando by Virginia Woolf Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi Is Mother Dead by Vigdis Hjorth The Guest Lecture by Martin Riker Joseph and His Brothers by Thomas Mann Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Inciting Joy by Ross Gay The Book of Delights by Ross Gay Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay Falling Hour by Geoffrey Morrison Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks
    Check out other relevant links in our blogpost.
    Visit us online at onebrightbook.com.
    Browse our bookshelves at Bookshop.org.
    Comments? Write us at onebrightmail at gmail
    Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright
    Frances: @nonsuchbook
    Dorian: @ds228
    Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes
    Dorian's blog: https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/
    Rebecca's newsletter: https://readingindie.substack.com/
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode #11: Most Anticipated in 2023

    Episode #11: Most Anticipated in 2023

    Join our hosts Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss the books they are most looking forward to in 2023. For our next episode, we will discuss LOTE by Shola von Reinhold. Read along with us if you like!
    Click here for a list of all books discussed in this episode.  
    Visit us online at onebrightbook.com.
    Browse our bookshelves at Bookshop.org.
    Comments? Write us at onebrightmail at gmail
    Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright
    Frances: @nonsuchbook
    Dorian: @ds228
    Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes
    Dorian blogs at https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/
    Rebecca writes a newsletter at https://readingindie.substack.com/
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode #10: Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands

    Episode #10: Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands

    Join our hosts Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss DUCKS: TWO YEARS IN THE OIL SANDS by Kate Beaton, and chat about their recent reading. For our next episode, we will discuss our most anticipated books of 2023 and look back at some of the books we loved in 2022. 
    Books mentioned: 

    Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton King Baby by Kate Beaton Ennemonde by Jean Giono, translated by Bill Johnston Maus by Art Spiegelman Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber Sea State by Tabitha Lasley Inheritance from Mother by Minae Mizumura, translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter A True Novel by Minae Mizumura, translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter An I-Novel by Minae Mizumura, translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter The Fall of Language in the Age of English by Minae Mizumura, translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter and Mari Yoshihara Trust by Hernan Diaz The Black Notebook by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti Paris Nocturne by Patrick Modiano, translated by Phoebe Weston-Evans Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti The Blue Clerk: Ars Poetica in 59 Versos by Dionne Brand A Horse at Night by Amina Cain Check out other relevant links in our blogpost.
    Visit us online at onebrightbook.com.
    Browse our bookshelves at Bookshop.org.
    Comments? Write us at onebrightmail at gmail
    Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright
    Frances: @nonsuchbook
    Dorian: @ds228
    Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes
    Dorian's blog: https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/
    Rebecca's newsletter: https://readingindie.substack.com/
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode #9: To Write As If Already Dead

    Episode #9: To Write As If Already Dead

    Join our hosts Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss TO WRITE AS IF ALREADY DEAD by Kate Zambreno, and chat about their recent reading. For our next episode, we will discuss DUCKS by Kate Beaton. 
    Books mentioned: 

    To Write As If Already Dead by Kate Zambreno To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life by Herve Guibert Drifts by Kate Zambreno Illness As Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors by Susan Sontag The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter, translated from the French by Frank Wynne A Barthes Reader edited by Susan Sontag The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, illustrated by Jules Feiffer All the Lovers in the Night by Mieko Kawakami, translated from the Japanese by Sam Bett, David Boyd Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami, translated from the Japanese by Sam Bett, David Boyd Written Lives by Javier Marías, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa The English Understand Wool by Helen DeWitt A Horse at Night: On Writing by Amina Cain Indelicacy by Amina Cain The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt Lightning Rods by Helen DeWitt 3 Streets by Yoko Tawada, translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry Cold Enough for Snow by Jessica Au Stranger Faces by Namwali Serpell One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World by Michael Frank The Air We Breathe by Andrea Barrett Ducks by Kate Beaton
    Check out other relevant links in our blogpost.

    Visit us online at onebrightbook.com.
    Browse our bookshelves at Bookshop.org.
    Comments? Write us at onebrightmail at gmail
    Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright
    Frances: @nonsuchbook
    Dorian: @ds228
    Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes
    Dorian's blog: https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/
    Rebecca's newsletter: https://readingindie.substack.com/
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode #8: The Phantom Tollbooth

    Episode #8: The Phantom Tollbooth

    Join our hosts Frances, Dorian, and Rebecca as they discuss THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH by Norton Juster, illustrated by Jules Feiffer, and chat about their recent reading. For our next episode, we will discuss Kate Zambreno's TO WRITE AS IF ALREADY DEAD. Read along with us if you like!
    Click here for a full list of books discussed.
    Visit us online at onebrightbook.com.
    Browse our bookshelves at Bookshop.org.
    Comments? Write us at onebrightmail at gmail
    Find us on Twitter at @pod_bright
    Frances: @nonsuchbook
    Dorian: @ds228
    Rebecca: @ofbooksandbikes
    Dorian blogs at https://eigermonchjungfrau.blog/
    Rebecca writes a newsletter at https://readingindie.substack.com/
    Our theme music was composed and performed by Owen Maitzen. You can find more of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/omaitzen.

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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I came across this podcast by recommendation and found it to be thoughtful, intelligent and insightful.

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