Welcome to The Librarian Is In, The New York Public Library's podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
Hello! Happy Summer! This week Frank and Crystal discuss The Women's House of Detention by Hugh Ryan. Jefferson Market library branch, where Frank is Library Manager, is located right next to where the women's prison used to be in the Village, so this book has a unique tie to NYPL. Crystal also suggests a book that she feels ties into this week's read: Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments by Saidiya Hartman.
And, as you heard at the end, Crystal and Frank are taking July off for celebrations and openings and all good things! They'll be back in August. We'll still be releasing episodes during July—*the producer is furiously figuring that out now!* Best of? Compilations of Frank singing? Supercuts of Crystal's ASMR and Frank's guessing? Stay tuned!
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