Three Books

Episode 5: Creating A Bridge

February 27, 2018 Episode 5
Three Books
Episode 5: Creating A Bridge
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Three Books
Episode 5: Creating A Bridge
Feb 27, 2018 Episode 5
Three Books
Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books.
Show Notes

Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk with Brenda Gornick about her three book choices, reading as a family, her library journey, and her writing.

Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk with Brenda Gornick about her three book choices.

0:09 Intro
0:21 Guest Intro
2:55 Three Books- tough to choose just 3
3:34 Book One
7:18 Book Two
10:05 Book Three
14:57 How all three books relate to each other
17:32 Sharing Books with her teens
28:45 Choosing appropriate books to share with your kids
32:39 Brenda talks about her writing
37:37 Choosing books for the “to read” pile
44:09 What she is reading now
46:14 First library memories
51:04 Quotes

Brenda’s Three Books:
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Biting the Sun by Tanith Lee

Additional Titles Discussed:
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Death Note by Oba Tsugumi
Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto (Zabuza)
Monster by Naoki Urasawa
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Discworld Series by Pratchett
The Catcher in The Rye by J.D. Salinger
Murder At The Brightwell by Ashley Weaver
An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
Euphoria by Lily King

Brenda's Writing:
New Girl In Town
Enduring the Waking World
Drabble: The Secret Lives of Guinea Pigs

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