Host: Pamela Paul
This podcast features conversations with authors and editors at The New York Times Book Review. My "to read" list expands with every new episode!.
Written by a cultural geographer who explores "the power of naming to shapeexperience and our sense of place."
In a corporate dominated future, if you're surveying a new world, you're going to need insurance, and you're going to need to bring that insurance with you. Meet Murderbot, your Company-supplied security android. His job is to keep you from getting eaten, or going stir-crazy and killing everyone else on the expedition, but he'd really like it if you just left him alone long enough that he could finish binging his favorite tv series.
Captivating, mystical, magical...set during the Mexican Revolution and 1918 Flu Pandemic, this historical novel begins with the discovery of a newborn swaddled by a swarm of bees. Simonopio uses his magic to protect his adoptive family as best can from evil: illness and war but not their own flaws or the vengefulness of down-trodden tentant farmer. Read it or listen to the audiobook; the narrators are truly wonderful.
Game of Thrones meets Time Travel meets some Bridgerton? Based off the novels from Diana Gabaldon, Claire and Jaime are brought to life in this series. If you loved the books try the series, if you love historical fiction watch it play out in front of you!
Using just fingerprints and a few letters, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to create owls, pigs, fish, and basketballplayers! This colorful step-by-step book is easy and crafty, and provides hours of art-full fun.
An anthology featuring 23 beloved artists in children’s literature, talking informally to children—sharing secrets about their art and how they began their adventures in illustration. Self-portraits of each illustrator crown this celebration of artists and the art of picture book.