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Ep. 80 The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin -- The Stacks Book Club (Jenna Ushkowitz)
October 09, 2019

When it comes to our own deaths we can never really know when its coming, or can we? That is the question at the center of The Stacks Book Club pick, The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. Jenna Ushkowitz is back with us to discuss this book,...

The Short Stacks 23: Tressie McMillan Cottom//Thick
October 07, 2019

Today on The Short Stacks we're joined by author, academic, and podcast host (Hear to Slay) Tressie McMillan Cottom. Her latest book Thick: And Other Essays is on The National Book Award Longlist for nonfiction, and is the center of...

Ep. 79 When Reading Doesn't Feel Like Work with Jenna Ushkowitz
October 02, 2019

You might know her from Glee or Showmance Podcast, but today you're going to see actress and producer Jenna Ushkowitz in a whole new way. She sits down with us to talk about her reading habits and why, as a type A person, she struggles...

Ep. 78 Educated by Tara Westover--The Stacks Book Club (Sarah Enni)
September 25, 2019

We are talking about Educated by Tara Westover on The Stacks Book Club today. Author and podcast host Sarah Enni helps us break down why this story became a mega-bestseller and why its the book that everyone is still talking about. We also...

The Short Stacks 22: Ibbram X. Kendi//How to be an Antiracist
September 23, 2019

Author and historian Ibram X. Kendi joins us today on The Short Stacks to talk about his New York Times Bestselling book, How to be an Antiracist. We discuss how he came to write this book as a mix of history and memoir. Then he shares...

Ep. 77 It's OK to Hate a Book with Sarah Enni
September 18, 2019

Sarah Enni is the author of Tell Me Everything and the creator and host of the podcast First Draft with Sarah Enni. She joins us today to talk about writing Young Adult books that don't talk down to her audience, dream podcast guests,...

Ep. 76 Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro -- The Stacks Book Club (Clark Moore)
September 11, 2019

Actor Clark Moore is back for The Stacks Book Club as we discuss Never Let Me Go by Nobel Laureate, Kazuo Ishiguro. Our conversation focuses on answering a central question in the novel: Who gets to be human? We also discuss the genre of...

The Short Stacks 21: Garrett M. Graff//The Only Plane in the Sky
September 09, 2019

Today on The Short Stacks we have author and journalist, Garrett M. Graff, whose newest book is The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 is a detailed look at the events of September 11, 2001 as told by the people who lived it....

Ep. 75 Embracing Queer and Colorful Stories with Clark Moore
September 04, 2019

Actor Clark Moore (Love, Simon, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) is our guest on the show today. We talk about what it is like being an adult that teenagers look up to and how social media has changed the way we see our role models. We also discuss...

Ep. 74 The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist by Radley Balko & Tucker Carrington--The Stacks Book Club (Allison Punch)
August 28, 2019

Today on The Stacks Book Club, Allison Punch is back to discuss The Cadaver King and the Country Dentists by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington. The Book is an in depth look at two men who are part of the death investigation industry in...