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  • Book Club Read: The Women's House of Detention, Ep. 220

    By NYPL Podcasts | June 30, 2022
    Frank and Crystal discuss The Women's House of Detention by Hugh Ryan. Don't forget we're taking July off. See you in August!
  • Emotional and Spiritual Dividends, Ep.219

    By NYPL Podcasts | June 16, 2022
    Our hosts discuss The Plot by Jean Haniff Korelitz, poetry by Mosab Abu Toha, and some books for parents to read aloud to their kids.
  • Always Under Renovation, Ep. 218

    By NYPL Podcasts | June 2, 2022
    Frank and Crystal discuss their book pick—the science fiction novel Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki.
  • Social Media, Vlad, and Electronics! (Wait, What?), Ep. 217

    By NYPL Podcasts | May 19, 2022
    A discussion about how social media affects society and a new campus novel, Vladimir, by Julia May Jonas.
  • Classic Myths Never Get Old, Ep. 216

    By The Librarian Is In | May 5, 2022
    Crystal and Frank discuss how the ancient myths are being retold through modern writers.
  • Recommendations For Joy, Ep. 215

    By The Librarian Is In | April 21, 2022
    Frank shares his final thoughts on Anna Karenina and Crystal suggests a queer graphic novel—Chef's Kiss—that brings her joy.
  • Podcastial Purgatory, Ep. 214

    By NYPL Podcasts | April 7, 2022
    This week our hosts discuss Brendan Slocomb's The Violin Conspiracy, Becca Rothfeld's essay on shame, and Anna Karenina (again!)
  • Crank Is In!, Ep. 213

    By NYPL Podcasts | March 24, 2022
    Our hosts discuss Frank's progress on Anna Karenina and Crystal's reading pick—Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi.
  • Anna Ks All Around!, Ep. 212

    By NYPL Podcasts | March 10, 2022
    This week, Frank and Crystal talk about both the classic novel Anna Karenina and a modern retelling, Anna K. 
  • Adding Value to People's Lives Via Librarianship, Ep. 211

    By NYPL Staff | February 24, 2022
    This week, hosts Crystal and Frank were joined for a chat by AJ Muhammad, the Head Reference Librarian in the Jean Blackwell Hutson Researc…