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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Oct 4, 2022

It's someone's favourite month and it's probably because of Halloween, or maybe Thanksgiving, or maybe just the cooler days and earlier nights. To celebrate The Bookshelf is hosting a bunch of events about just those things.

Steph and Candice catch up on all the scary stories they are reading and all the food they wish...


Sep 11, 2022

Welcome back to The Village. Steph and Candice do some book reviews from the summer of 2022 while also talking music, algorithms, and what we learned this summer

Books

Sweet Valley High Books 1-12 by Francine Pascal (Apple iBooks Store link)

Recollections of my Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit (other books by Solnit)


May 22, 2022

Steph and Candice fit in a check in despite very busy schedules.

They chat about the usual topics - reading writing by women, reading Stephen King and other authors and looking past the problematic racism and misogyny of the 1980s, as well as the problematic misogyny of Dr. Peter Venkman.

Books

Raising...


Mar 13, 2022

Candice and Steph discuss whether antiheroes, reluctant heroes, or very good heroes are the best to tell stories about. 

And then they get into trying to decide what makes fantasy fantasy.

Basically the title says it all "We don't need a pandemic to justify our escapism" and Candice and Steph say read it all, watch it...


Jan 21, 2022

Steph and Candice declare a new start and share highlights from 2021

Books

A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraquip

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm by Robin Diangelo