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The Big Book Club Podcast from Arlington Public Library

Mar 4, 2020

What is the Big Book Club Podcast? What makes a Big Book? How is this version of the Big Book Club different from the previous one? Jennie, Megan and Pete are here to explain!

Upcoming books:

  • February - “Ayiti,” by Roxane Gay
  • March - “Frankenstein,” by Mary Shelley
  • April - "Children of Blood and Bone" by Tomi...


Mar 3, 2020

Charlotte and Megan sit down with Pete to talk about Roxane Gay's first volume of short stories, originally published in 2011 and rereleased in 2018.

Want to join the conversation about "Ayiti"?

We have a Big Book Club Podcast Facebook group and a Goodreads group.  Hang out on twitter? Share your thoughts with the...


Feb 11, 2020

In this episode, Jennie and Megan talk with Pete about how Colson Whitehead uses metaphor throughout his novel to to create a jolting, yet beautiful, story of America.

Want to join the discussion about "The Underground Railroad"?

We have a Big Book Club Podcast Facebook group and a Goodreads group.  Hang out on twitter?...


Feb 11, 2020

Deborah and Megan talk with Pete about their personal experience of reading "Little Women," the history of its publication, and why this book is still worth talking about.

Want to join the conversation about "Little Women"?

We have a Big Book Club Podcast Facebook group and a Goodreads group.  Hang out on twitter? Share...


Feb 11, 2020

Welcome to the Big Book Club, from Arlington Public Library in Arlington, Virginia! Each month on the podcast our librarian-bibliophile hosts will share their insights and reactions to a buzz-worthy book. We'll feature popular books, books in the news, classics worth a second look, and titles coming to a theater near...