Episode 044: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Thanks for joining us! This month we are discussing An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green.

Welcome dear readers, you are listening to Time to Read, a Winnipeg Public Library podcast book club.  We are recording today from various locations around Winnipeg, all within Treaty One Territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, Cree and Dakota as well as the Birthplace of the Métis Nation and the heart of the Métis Homeland. Our drinking water comes from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in Treaty Three territory.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

Dennis’s not-yet-but-soon-to-be-viral Winnipeg Flyer Guy Youtube Channel!

Hank and John Green’s Vlogbrothers Youtube Channel

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: the sequel to  An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Alternate Reality Games

The Time to Read episode discussing Cory Doctorow’s Walkaway.

Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bars

 

 

TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK I MIGHT LIKE

Toby: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Trevor: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Dennis: The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson and Pattern Recognition by William Gibson

 

 

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Trevor: deadpan

Toby: salubrious

Dennis: nut

Next month we will be talking about Love In The Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Thank you to everyone who read An Absolutely Remarkable Thing this month and for those of you who left comments on our social media.

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Time to Read is a production of the Winnipeg Public Library. Our panel today included Toby Cygman, Dennis Penner, and Trevor Lockhart.

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