Thanks for joining us! This month we are discussing The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead.
Welcome dear readers, you are listening to Time to Read, a Winnipeg Public Library podcast book club. We are recording today from the Millennium Library, located on Treaty One, 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
Original Tampa Bay Times article that exposed the abuses at the Dozier School for Boys
NPR interview with Colson Whitehead
Vanity Fair Interview with Colson Whitehead
TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK WE MIGHT LIKE!
Trevor: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Toby: The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans
Lori: The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS
Trevor: Jim Crow
Dennis: Rug Pull
Lori: To turn a blind eye
Next month we will be our special 50th episode! We’ll be doing something different next month, so please send us your reading recommendations and nerd words so we can include them!
Thank you to everyone who read The Nickel Boys with us and for those 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, Lori Sweeting and Trevor Lockhart.