Ep. 3 Talking Books with Sarah Fong
On this week of The Stacks we are joined by Sarah Fong, a PhD Candidate in American Studies. Sarah is currently writing her dissertation on U.S. practices of social welfare, particularly as they relate to histories of slavey and colonization. This week we talk about the writing process, reading for work vs. reading for pleasure, and the power of books to teach us new things, and allow us to make changes in the world. Get to know Sarah this week, before next week's The Stacks Book Club...
Ep. 2 The Stacks Book Club – Exit West
On this week of The Stacks, high school English teacher Dallas Lopez is back, and we're talking about Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. This is our very first The Stacks Book Club (TSBC) episode. Join us as we discuss the fears of leaving your home behind, the power of the human spirit to carry on, who we think should be in the movie, and a lot more. There are spoilers in this episode, so if you've yet to read the book, listen at your own risk. Here are links to other things we mentioned this week:...
Ep. 1 Talking Books with Dallas Lopez
On this week of The Stacks we talk with High School English Teacher, Dallas Lopez. He tells us about how he used to hate reading, and how self-help books helped him to find his way into reading. We discuss books that Dallas loves, and books he doesn't, and books that at one point or another fit in both categories. This week you'll get to know Dallas before next week's The Stacks Book Club conversation about Exit West by Moshin Hamid. Here is a list of all the books mentioned on this week's...
The Stacks Podcast — Coming April 4th
Welcome to The Stacks a brand new podcast all about books, hosted by Traci Thomas. The Stacks will be your one stop shop for talking about books. Traci will be talking with a guest for two consecutive weeks. Week one will be a bookish conversation about the guest and their reading habits, books they love, books they hate, books they're embarrassed they still haven't read yet. Then in Week two Traci and her guest will discuss The Stacks Book Club pick. They'll dive deep into the book, and...