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The Big Book Club Podcast from Arlington Public Library

Dec 21, 2020

This week Jennie, Megan and Pete travel across the sands of Dune, and explore Paul's version of the Hero's Journey.


Dec 7, 2020

Welcome back! Over the next six weeks, or three episodes of the podcast, we’ll be reading - and librarianing the heck out of - the first book in Frank Herbert’s epic Sci-Fi series, Dune. We chose Dune in part because it’s getting a lot of buzz, first-reads, and rereads this year, due to the new feature film coming...

Nov 30, 2020

As you might have noticed, the podcast has been on hiatus for a while. Not only have we been busy running a library during a pandemic, but we ran into a lot of technology problems trying to produce a podcast while teleworking. But we worked through those issues, and now we’re ready to bring you the return of the Big...

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"?

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