Episode 040: Tenth of December

Thanks for joining us! This month we are discussing Tenth of December by George Saunders

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

Toby’s book review Instagram account

George Saunders Commencement Address (Syracuse University)

This American Life episode about Fiascos

“Cowboy” Kent Rollins Youtube Channel

Kelsey’s book pick: A Very Punchable Face by Colin Jost

 

TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK I MIGHT LIKE

Trevor: Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut

Toby: Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad

Kirsten: How to pronounce knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa

Dennis: Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

 

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Trevor: cackleberry

Toby: facetious

Kirsten: fiasco

Dennis: complicated

 

Thank you to everyone who wrote in with their thoughts this month!

Next month we will be talking about Educated by Tara Westover.

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

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