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Big Book Energy

Jennifer Fain and Paige Downey

A podcast by book lovers for book lovers! Can't get enough bookish chats? Tune in every week to listen to two archivists chat about their chosen pick based off a variety of themes: everything from books they hate to thrift store finds and beyond. These conversations will address how books were, are, and will continue to be relevant to our every day lives. All hail the mighty codex!

Recent Episodes

50 Shades of Red: The Kiss QuotientJuly 30, 2021 Episode artwork Shame, Shame: An Intro to Guilty Pleasure Reads | BBE ShortsJuly 22, 2021 Episode artwork Let's Try This Again: The Tiger's DaughterMay 31, 2021 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S3E5 - Period PowerMay 28, 2021 Episode artwork It's Warping Time: The Táin Bó CúailngeMay 17, 2021 Episode artwork Critiquing the Monomyth: The Power of MythMay 03, 2021 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S3E4 - The Library at Mount CharApril 30, 2021 Episode artwork The Curse of Problematic Authors: The Mists of AvalonApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork A Nebula Finalist: Black SunApril 06, 2021 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S3E3 - The Knife ManMarch 27, 2021 Episode artwork [World] Serpents and Snark: The Gospel of LokiMarch 22, 2021 Episode artwork I'm Not Crying, You're Crying: The Song of AchillesMarch 08, 2021 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S3E2 - SubmergedFebruary 26, 2021 Episode artwork An Adventure in Japanese Folklore: Tales of Moonlight and RainFebruary 09, 2021 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S3E1 - The Ninth HouseFebruary 01, 2021 Episode artwork Toss a Coin to your Witcher - The Last WishJanuary 25, 2021 Episode artwork A Tale of Russian Folklore - The Bear and the NightingaleJanuary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Season 3 TrailerJanuary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S2E5 - The Princess BrideNovember 30, 2020 Episode artwork A Poorly Timed Read: The White Plague by Frank HerbertNovember 23, 2020 Episode artwork A Guide to Crafty Magic: Woven in Moonlight by Isabel IbañezNovember 09, 2020 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S2E4 - AnnihilationOctober 30, 2020 Episode artwork The Book of Paige's Nightmares: House of Leaves by Mark DanielewskiOctober 26, 2020 Episode artwork True Crime Tales: The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonOctober 12, 2020 Episode artwork You Had Me at Archives: The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat KhanSeptember 28, 2020 Episode artwork