Ursula K. Le Guin has been publishing boundary-breaking fiction for more than 40 years. Her work challenges our thinking on race, gender, culture, and society–and transports us to new worlds and adventures.
The Ear, the Eye and the Arm, a Newbery Honor book by Nancy Farmer, tells the story of Tendai, a bored, thirteen-year-old boy who lives in Zimbabwe in the year 2194. He and his younger brother and sister (Kuda and Rita) are not allowed to leave their secure, highly fortified household. Their strict father is […]
Earth has been conquered by aliens, the Illyri, who have brought new technologies to the humans, though not everyone is happy about being subject to the invaders. Some humans have banded together to rebel…
The 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards offer book recommendations in many genres. Our guests this episode are Stephanie Hall, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson. Open your ears for a funny and honest discussion about what new books we enjoyed this year and what we recommend – then share your thoughts
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a discussion with Miranda about author Margaret Atwood. What is your favorite Atwood novel? If you haven’t read Atwood’s writing yet, this podcast will convince you to try one!
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a discussion with Sandy and Michelle about Doctor Who. Who is your favorite Doctor? What is your favorite episode? And if, like Lissa, you’ve never even watched Doctor Who, find out what all the fuss is about!