A podcast produced by the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH. Most episodes contain spoilers, so please read the book before listening.
Episode #77 - 1,001 Arabian Nights
The 12th Story returns with a recap of the "In Pieces" group's discussion of 1,001 Arabian Nights, featuring Mercantile Book Advisor Hillary Copsey, group leader Joe Heyd, and Xavier University Associate Professor Stephen Yandell.
Episode #76 - The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels
Linda Seiter, Executive Director of Caracole, Greater Cincinnati's AIDS service organization in Northside, talks to Carter Sickels about his new book The Prettiest Star.
Episode #75 - The Lit Review - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
An irreverent, spoiler-filled discussion of Ann Patchett's The Dutch House, led by Lit Review host Virginia Anderson and featuring Mercantile member Lindsay Nichols.
Episode #74 - The Lit Review - Normal People by Sally Rooney
An irreverent, spoiler-filled discussion of Sally Rooney's Normal People, led by Virginia Anderson, one of the Mercantile's most avid readers. Featuring Joshua Chowdhury and Curtis Scribner.
Episode #73 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Hillary talks with Withrow High School English teacher Olivia McKinney about Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give, the YWCA's Real Reads discussion book for February and March. Interspersed with Hillary and Olivia's conversation are audio clips of Olivia's students describing their interactions with police officers.
Episode #72 - The Impossible Dreamers read Don Quixote
Joe Heyd and Mary Curran Hackett talk about the Mercantile's Impossible Dreamers group, which is reading Don Quixote in manageable chunks.
I listened to your review! I thought it was great and insightful. Definitely watch the show. It a wonderful companion to the book. I feel like it fills in gaps that the book seemed to fall flat on.
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Clever people, engaging conversations. Thanks!
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You don't have to have read the books discussed here to get so much from these podcasts. Beautiful thoughts and hilarious commentary. Listen!