Bibliophile Episode 10: “That’s a good name for a taxidermist”
In this first podcast of 2019, Julie Danskin, David Bloomfield and Jonathan “JT” Taylor discuss their most recent book picks, and in lieu of discussing a book group book talk how to track your reading. Lastly, they discuss reading resolutions for 2019!
Resolutions: more books by women and working-class writers; trans issues (David); more nonfiction/Book Riot Read Harder challenge (Julie); more nonfiction, more politics/books bought more than a year ago (JT)
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson – as an example of the specific kind of world knowledge you acquire through novels
the exquisite agony of choosing the next book to read off your bookshelf
books on our shelf that we want to read: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; Dracula by Bram Stoker (JT); Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury (Julie); The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (David)