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A podcast produced by the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH. Most episodes contain spoilers, so please read the book before listening.

The 12th Story From the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, Ohio

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

A podcast produced by the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH. Most episodes contain spoilers, so please read the book before listening.

    Episode #76 - The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels

    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.

    • 26 min
    Episode #75 - The Lit Review - The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

    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.

    • 25 min
    Episode #74 - The Lit Review - Normal People by Sally Rooney

    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.

    • 27 min
    Episode #73 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    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.

    • 25 min
    Episode #72 - The Impossible Dreamers read Don Quixote

    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.

    • 38 min
    Episode #71 - Katherine Durack on The Genius of Liberty podcast

    Episode #71 - Katherine Durack on The Genius of Liberty podcast

    Katherine Durack discusses The Genius of Liberty, a podcast series about the crucial yet forgotten role Ohio played in the fight for woman suffrage. The Genius of Liberty is produced in partnership with the Mercantile Library.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Yellowstars123 ,

Normal people!

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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