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The Big Book Club Podcast from Arlington Public Library

Jul 23, 2021

This week we break down the roots of the hard boiled detective novel with Raymond Chandler's iconic 1939 crime novel, "The Big Sleep."

Episode Links

The Big Sleep,” by Raymond Chandler


Pete – “Shock Value” by Jason Zinoman

Jennie - “Antonio” by Beatriz Bracher

Megan – “One by One” by Ruth Ware, “Crying in H Mart: A Memoir” by Michelle Zauner and “The Pull of the Stars” by Emma Donoghue

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Upcoming Summer Books:

Our final book of Season 1 will be Terry Pratchet’s “The Wee Free Men,” coming in August.