Episode 041: Educated

Thanks for joining us! This month we are discussing Educated by Tara Westover

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

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” Albert Einstein

The New Yorker fiction podcast: https://www.newyorker.com/podcast/fiction

Tara Westover Sings at the 2019 Northeastern University Commencement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yyNI0DrDX4

Mexican Hooker #1 and my other roles since the revolution by Carmen Aguirre

Review of Educating by Laree Westover (Tara’s Mother)

 

TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK I MIGHT LIKE

Dennis: A Child Called It: One Child’s Courage to Survive by Dave Pelzer

Kirsten: Something Fierce: memoir of a revolutionary daughter by Carmen Aguirre

Trevor: Unfollow: a memoir of loving and leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper

 

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Dennis: Suboptimal

Kirsten: Memoir

Trevor: Bungalow

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

Next month we will be talking about Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki

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

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