Month: May 2019

Jill has a new memoir coming out on July 2 called Reading Behind Bars which is all about her experiences as a prison librarian. In today’s episode, along with talking about her book she also discusses some other books set in prison. Her list includes fiction, nonfiction, and titles written from prison. To get a […]

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Posted on: May 16, 2019 Category:

In today’s episode, Jill interviews author Karen Russell about her new short story collection Orange World and Other Stories. They discuss the differences in writing short fiction v. a novel and how she organized the collection. Interview was recorded at ALA Midwinter 2019 in Seattle, WA. Today’s episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. […]

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Posted on: May 13, 2019 Category:

Today’s episode is an interview Jill did with Kim Michele Richardson about her new book The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. Inspired by the true story of the Blue People of Kentucky, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek looks at the fierce pack horse librarians and the impact they had on a isolated community. Interview […]

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Posted on: May 6, 2019 Category:

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