Episode 050: Our Favourites

Thanks for joining us! To celebrate our 50th episode, we decided to geek out about some of our favourite reads, our favourite moments from the previous 49 episodes, and those elusive books that we just don’t seem to have TIME TO READ.

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

Conversations with Authors: A Truth and Reconciliation Series

The Longest Word Ever (it takes 3 hours to pronounce)

Antidisestablishmenttarianism

Jhumpa Lahiri

Patrick Dewitt

My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

Birds of America by Lorrie Moore

Run Towards the Danger by Sarah Polley

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan

Circe by Madeline Miller

Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby, Jr

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Alan: Manitou a bi Bii daziigae 

Kirsten: Edge Case (as mentioned by Dennis in Episode 33)

Dennis: Thrownness

Toby: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

Trevor: synergy

Next month we will be discussing Return of the Trickster by Eden Robinson.

Thank you to everyone who has ever listened to our podcast and read along with us over the past four years. 

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

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[…] the meantime, listen to our special 50th episode, where we celebrate our favourite moments from the podcast, along with some book recommendations […]

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