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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Jan 8, 2016

*** Note: The audio in this episode is a little wonky but we enjoyed the discussion so much we thought you wouldn't mind.

We start 2016 by reflecting on the best things we read and saw in 2015. That's how you start a new year, right? By looking backwards?

You can listen in to hear what Steph and Candice thought their best books, movies and books turned movies were in 2015. Or you can read this list and spoil the surprise.


The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch by Daniel Kraus

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norell by Susanna Clarke

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

Missoula by Jon Krakauer

Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay

Books Turned Movies:

Martian by Andy Weir

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

Diary of a Teenage Girl by Phoebe Gloeckner


What We Do In The Shadows

Inside Out (trailer)

Mad Max: Fury Road (auto plays trailer)

Spy (trailer)

Ex Machina (trailer)

Happening around the Bookshelf, eBar and Cinema:

Brooklyn (trailer) playing every day between January 8 through January 31

The Matrix (trailer) is the Guelph Movie Club selection for January 28

Boardgame Night returns on January 13

Democamp returns on January 20

That's My Drag returns on January 29

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