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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

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 Bonus Episode S2E3 - Hidden FiguresSeptember 25, 2020 Episode artwork BBE Gets Academic: Holy Feast and Holy Fast by Caroline Walker BynumSeptember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Science Fiction as a Thought Experiment: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le GuinAugust 31, 2020 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S2E2 - Love in the Time of CholeraAugust 28, 2020 Episode artwork Clever Girl: The Devastating Hubris in Jurassic ParkAugust 17, 2020 Episode artwork Paige's Favorite Book: Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyAugust 03, 2020 Episode artwork Bonus Episode S2E1 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksJuly 31, 2020 Episode artwork The Greatest Story of Revenge: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasJuly 20, 2020 Episode artwork The Gold Star of Writing: The Fifth Season by N.K. JemisinJuly 06, 2020 Episode artwork Season 2 TrailerJuly 05, 2020 Episode artwork The Book of DestinyJune 01, 2020 Episode artwork Bonus Episode 5 - The SilmarillionJune 01, 2020 Episode artwork Jane EyreMay 18, 2020 Episode artwork FoundationMay 11, 2020 Episode artwork The Emperor's BladesMay 04, 2020 Episode artwork Bonus Episode 4 - The Return of the KingApril 30, 2020 Episode artwork