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Open Stacks brings you conversations with scholars, poets, novelists and activists on subjects as eclectic as the books on our shelves, from under-the-radar debates in the academy to pressing contemporary social issues, and from bestselling works of fiction to avant-garde poetics. Recorded live at Chicago's Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Open Stacks invites listeners to sit in on the kind of candid discussions and lively debates made possible by the participation of readers in a public space, with the aim of expanding and encouraging a broader community of ideas. Turn up the volume, pull up a chair, and let's start a conversation.

Open Stacks The Seminary Co-op Bookstores & UChicago Podcast Network

    • Arts
    • 4.9, 50 Ratings

Open Stacks brings you conversations with scholars, poets, novelists and activists on subjects as eclectic as the books on our shelves, from under-the-radar debates in the academy to pressing contemporary social issues, and from bestselling works of fiction to avant-garde poetics. Recorded live at Chicago's Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Open Stacks invites listeners to sit in on the kind of candid discussions and lively debates made possible by the participation of readers in a public space, with the aim of expanding and encouraging a broader community of ideas. Turn up the volume, pull up a chair, and let's start a conversation.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Jonnyfyve ,

Outstanding!

Finally a way to hear the amazing conversations happening at one of the world’s best independent book stores, the cultural gem, Sem Coop!

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One of a kind bookstore

Continue doing what you doing. It is great.

Jxconno ,

So glad this exists

Just found out about this podcast after a visit to the bookstore. As a north side resident I'm so glad I can conveniently tune in to the great events seminary co-op bookstore is having.

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