HUSH Podcast #89 – The Martian

You Made Me Read It! The Martian

Daniel Fogt thinks everyone should read The Martian by Andy Weir. Listen in on the discussion in this episode of HUSH to see if hosts Thad Hartman, Miranda Ericsson, and Lissa Staley agree.

You Made Me Read It! guests challenge the hosts with a book recommendation and — hopefully – listeners will decide to take a chance on a new book.

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The story follows an American astronaut, Mark Watney, as he becomes stranded alone on Mars in the year 2035 and must use his knowledge as a a botanist and mechanical engineer to improvise in order to survive.

Show Notes – The Martian

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Coming up in three weeks, on the next episode of You Made Me Read It! – Matt Pettit recommends Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish. Subscribe via iTunes or check back after May 24.

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Interested in hearing more like this? Check out some of our other popular episodes including Books into Movies, Best Books of 2015Kansas Notable Books, and interviews with regional authors including Angela Cervantes, James Young and Sandra Moran.

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Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book discussion leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, and frequent library customer. She loves her kids, being a librarian, living in Topeka, and helping people form connections and community. (She's the Community Connections Librarian!) She reads a new book every few days, but is enjoying the audiobook of "Empress of Forever" by Max Gladstone, the ebook "When We Were Magic" by Sarah Gailey and is eagerly awaiting John Scalzi's "The Last Emperox" in April!