Ep 53: Build Them a Cathedral

 

Just in time for the release of the fifth and final volume of his celebrated comic The Only Living Boy, "Ghost Host" David Gallaher came by to talk about self-development books with Grace! 

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Ep 52: (Writer Jawn) "I didn't set out to write a book about grief." (Melissa Jane Osborne)

Sarah interviews Melissa Jane Osborne actor, screenwriter, and author of The Wendy Project about her gorgeous and devastating adaptation of Peter Pan. 

 

Books discussed: 

Ramona Quimby books by Beverly Cleary

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Patterson

Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews

The Complete Works of Shakeseare

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama

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Art by Ramsey Beyer, see more of her work at everydaypants.com

Ep 51: (Writer Jawn) "The counterculture was a great place to be a white male." (Ann Powers)

In this enlightening new episode of Book Jawn Podcast, Grace interviews NPR's music critic Ann Powers to discuss the intersection of sexuality, race, and gender in American music and counterculture. Be sure to pick up a copy of Ann's incredible new book GOOD BOOTY: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music.

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Ep 50: (Writer Jawn) "I felt like I was walking into a sunset... and I was really walking into the dawn." Jeff Zentner

 

You've listened to us obsess over his books The Serpent King and Goodbye Days for a year. You've bought your own copies because of our enthusiastic recommendations. You've heard his name on the podcast, in the "best of YA" lists, and all over our social media. Welcome to Episode 50 of Book Jawn Podcast, where Grace sits down to interview acclaimed author Jeff Zentner, and tries to play it cool.

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Ep 49: The Wrath of BookDog

After a long absence, we're back. Ryan is on the mend from her fight with BookDog and we are all up in some queer books. 

Books We Discussed: 

Two Lady Book Club Next Episode! Let us know what you thought of Difficult Women by Roxane Gay! Tweet @bookjawnpodcast with your feedback!

Theme for next month is the environment! What are your favorite fiction or non-fic books about Earth?

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Ep 48: The Stinging Shame of Public Humiliation

Getting in our themed issue just under the wire, we are talking about YA as a genre. 

Books Discussed: 

It's Raining Racist Authors, Time To Get an Umbrella

Big announcement about our two lady book club coming soon and the theme for next month is queer lit!

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Ep 47: Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down

In which Sarah, Ryan, and BookDog talk about The Handmaid's Tale, book and series. 

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May is Get Caught Reading month. We're gonna send a book per week to someone who participates in our #fridayreads conversation on twitter. 

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Ep 46: The Political Episode

"We have disproportionate poopers in our family."

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Upcoming stuff: 

Theme for May is YA fiction. We'll be talking about our favorite young adult books.

We're reading The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood for our Two Lady Book Club! Thanks for choosing such a rad (and timely) selection for us! We're gonna try to watch the series and talk about that, too. 

May is Get Caught Reading month. We're gonna send a book per week to someone who participates in our #fridayreads conversation on twitter. 

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Theme music written exclusively for Book Jawn Podcast by Joe DeGeorge. Visit him at joedegeorge.com and tell people about him!

Art by Ramsey Beyer, see more of her work at everydaypants.com