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Sep 2, 2017

Author of George & Lizzie

Interview starts at 14:30 and ends at 44:06

“Because of their childhoods I think they approach the world in such different ways--George the pathological optimist and Lizzie the person who knows the glass is totally empty and that you’re just imagining any water. I don’t know what keeps any two people together in a marriage, and I’ve been married 51 years!”


“‘Cortana, Open Alexa,’ Amazon Says. And Microsoft Agrees.” by Nick Wingfield at The New York Times - August 30, 2017

Amazon press release - August 30, 2017

Amazon announces Alexa Prize Finalists

“Alexa, Play My Music Everywhere” - Amazon release August 29, 2017

Interview with Nancy Pearl

George & Lizzie: A Novel by Nancy Pearl (available for pre-order with release on September 5, 2017)

Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment and Reason (2003) by Nancy Pearl

“‘I Want the Pages to Turn’: Librarian Nancy Pearl’s Summer Reading List” at National Public Radio’s Morning Edition - June 29, 2017

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

Birds of America: Stories by Lorrie Moore

Standard Deviation: A Novel by Katherine Heiny

Books by Laurie Colwin and Anne Tyler

Searching for Caleb by Anne Tyler

Heart, You Bully, You Punk by Leah Hager Cohen (not available in eBook)

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries series

The Cowboy and the Cossack by Clair Huffaker

Books by Georgette Heyer

Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart by Scott Anderson

Next Week’s Guest

John Morgan, Executive Editor at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and editor for the forthcoming Young Adult novel The Wild Lands by Paul Greci

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Perspective" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD.

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