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Ep. 64 The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams -- The Stacks Book Club (Lori Gottlieb)
June 19, 2019

New York Times Best Selling author Lori Gottlieb (Maybe You Should Talk to Someone) is back to discuss The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams for The Stacks Book Club....

The Short Stacks 15: Akiba Solomon & Kenrya Rankin//How We Fight White Supremacy
June 17, 2019

For the first time ever we have two authors on The Stacks at once, and we are thrilled about it. Today we talk to Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin the co-authors of How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance. We discuss...

Ep. 63 The Love of Therapy with Lori Gottlieb
June 10, 2019

Today our guest is therapist andauthor Lori Gottlieb, whose new book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, is a New York Times Best Seller. We talk about how this fascinating book took shape,...

Ep. 62 Tinderbox by Robert W. Fieseler -- The Stacks Book Club (Joseph Papa)
June 05, 2019

Today on The Stacks we're discussing Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation by Robert W. Fieseler. Author (Elizabeth Taylor, A Life for Passion ) and former book publicist Joseph Papa,...

The Short Stacks 14: Etaf Rum//A Woman is No Man
June 03, 2019

Etaf Rum is a debut author, whose book A Woman is No Man, is one of the buzziest of the year. The story follows three gerneations of women in a Palestinian family, and throughout we are asked to grapple with the themes of identity, self...

Ep. 61 The Publicizing of Books with Joseph Papa
May 29, 2019

Our guest today is Joseph Papa, author (Elizabeth Taylor, A Passion for Life), activist, and former book publicist at Harper Collins. Joseph brings his years of experience to the show to explain how book publicity works, what it is like...

Ep. 60 Beloved by Toni Morrison -- The Stacks Book Club (DaMaris B. Hill)
May 22, 2019

Beloved is a classic American novel by one of the greatest novelists of our time, Toni Morrison. It is also The Stacks Book Club pick this week, and we are lucky to have author and scholar DaMaris B. Hill (A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing)...

The Short Stacks 13: Robert W. Fieseler//Tinderbox
May 20, 2019

We're joined today by Robert W. Fieseler author of June The Stacks Book Club Pick, Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation . In our conversation we get to know Fieseler, how this tragic...

Ep. 59 Chasing Perfection with DaMaris B. Hill
May 15, 2019

DaMaris B. Hill is an author and scholar, and her latest book, A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing, is a collection of poetry dealing with the incarceration of Black women. Today on The Stacks she talks with us about how she came to be a...

Ep. 56 Wild Beauty by Ntozake Shange — The Stacks Book Club (Gabrielle Civil)
April 24, 2019

In honor of National Poetry Month, we're talking all things poetry for The Stacks Book Club. We're joined again by author, performance artist, and poet Gabrielle Civil, and we're discussing Ntozake Shange's poetry collection, Wild Beauty.