Announcing our March book picks: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson and Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianismby Anne Applebaum.
Announcing our Februay book picks: One of Us: conjoined twins and the future of normal by Alice Domurat Dreger and Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh
Read our October “Bedrosian Bookclub” pick with us!
Joan Samson’s The Auctioneer is a classic of rural American horror. The novel has been compared to Shirley Jackson’s “The Lotter,” and inspired Stephen King’s Needful Things. Travel back to the 70s with us to a farming community in New Hampshire. We couldn’t put it down.
Host Aubrey Hicks is joined by professors Chris Redfearn and Liz Falletta in a discussion of the New York Times bestselling book White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo.
On today’s podcast, we talk about how white fragility works to sustain and reproduce the racist institutions & socialization which we all inherited.
This month, host Lisa Schweitzer is joined by David Sloane, Denise McIver, and Aubrey Hicks to discuss An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon. We talk about slave allegories, generation ships, spatial hierarchies, gender, autism … so much to talk about with this debut novel from Solomon.
To listen to the Bedrosian Book Club discussion of An Unkindness of Ghosts, click the arrow in the player on this post. Or you can download it and subscribe through ApplePodcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play, Stitcher or your favorite podcasting app!
? This month, Lisa is joined by Anthony Orlando, Jeff Jenkins, and Christian Grose to discuss Bob Woodward’s latest reportage on the Presidency: Fear. How does this stack up to other Woodward titles and how does the principal-agent theory work it’s way into conversation with these political junkies? What we’re Read more…
Anyone who reads or watches the news might feel like we are in a news assault. The news happens so fast, technology helps us disseminate and consume with speed, and media outlets are in a relatively new competition: a competition for relevancy. As “papers of record” are being attacked as Read more…
“I lost an arm on my last trip home.
My left arm.”
The iconic first line of Octavia Butler’s novel, Kindred, puts the reader right there. The gravity of the legacy of slavery is there in the face. Who has lost an arm? How? Why?
Listen as host Jeffery Jenkins and guests Ange-Marie Alfaro, Caroline Bhalla, and Aubrey Hicks as they think about this classic work of American fiction.
To listen to the Bedrosian Book Club discussion of the “Kindred” episode click the arrow in the player on this post. Or you can download it and subscribe through ApplePodcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play, Stitcher or your favorite podcasting app!