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The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.

Twitter:

@nypl

Language:

English

Contact:

212-592-7717


Episodes

Love A Good Mae West Room, Ep. 232

1/26/2023

Duration:00:47:32

Reviews and More Reviews!, Ep 231

1/12/2023
Crystal and Frank are back! They kick off the year with chatting how they spent their holiday break.

Duration:01:00:32

We Have Guests!, Ep 230

12/29/2022
Frank and Crystal are joined by 2 great NYPL librarians to help close out 2022!

Duration:01:00:29

REBROADCAST: Always Under Renovation, Ep. 218

12/15/2022
This week we're revisiting Frank and Crystal's book pick from June: Light From Uncommon Stars. We'll be back next episode with some fabulous guests to cloose out 2022!

Duration:01:23:36

Perfectly Frank and Crystal, Ep 229

12/1/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss books, culture, and what to read before they head out for Thanksgiving (which has already happened!).

Duration:00:51:09

Herding Cats? Or Herding Horses..., Ep. 228

11/17/2022
Our hosts discuss their free read book picks! Frank read We Spread by Iain Reid and Crystal read My Pinup by Hilton Als.

Duration:00:56:01

Book Club: The Anomaly, Ep. 227

11/3/2022
Our hosts discuss this week's book club pick - The Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier.

Duration:00:59:05

When 2 (Librarians) Become 1 (Spice), Ep 226

10/20/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss the books they picked off of last episode's theme - The Spice Girls!

Duration:01:03:13

So Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want (to Read)..., Ep 225

10/6/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss what they read this week and reveal the theme for next month's read. Be sure to listen to find out what it is so you can reserve a book at your local library!

Duration:01:00:09

Crush Those Bugs, Ep 224

9/22/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss Speak Memory and 2 YA books: The Secret Battle of Evan Pao and The Many Meanings of Meilan!

Duration:00:56:45

Supply Chain Problems? Not Here!, Ep 223

9/8/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss their free read book choices.

Duration:01:00:35

Book Club: Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi, Ep 222

8/25/2022
Crystal and Frank are back! Join them as they discuss Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi.

Duration:00:53:12

Did You Miss Us?, Ep 221

8/11/2022
Heya! Frank and Crystal are back from their break and ready to dive back into all the great books they've read! Join us as they discuss their free read picks this week.

Duration:01:02:08

REBROADCAST: Rare books! ASMR! Oh my!, Ep 189

7/28/2022
Join Frank in welcoming his new co-host, Crystal Chen! This week they discuss what they've read the past week, as well as library school, rare books, and ASMR! Don't forget to reserve your copy of next week's book club pick!

Duration:00:53:49

Book Club Read: The Women's House of Detention, Ep 220

6/30/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss The Women's House of Detention by Hugh Ryan. Don't forget Frank and Crystal will be taking July off. See you in August!

Duration:01:10:20

Emotional and Spiritual Dividends, Ep 219

6/16/2022
Crystal and Frank discuss their free reads and pick their next book club read which has a very special tie to NYPL.

Duration:01:05:24

Always Under Renovation, Ep. 218

6/2/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss their book pick: Light From Uncommon Stars!

Duration:01:23:35

Social Media, Vlad, and Electronics! (Wait, what?), Ep 217

5/19/2022
Our hosts discuss an article Frank read on how social media has affected our society, and Crystal's book pick, Vladimir by Julia May Jones.

Duration:00:59:35

Classic Myths Never Get Old, Ep 216

5/5/2022
Crystal and Frank discuss Till We Have Faces by CS Lewis and how modern writers retell classic ancient myths.

Duration:01:07:04

Recommendations For Joy, Ep 215

4/21/2022
Frank and Crystal discuss what they read this week and reflect on how reading gives them joy.

Duration:00:52:55