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Episode 104 - Author Spotlight with Jung Yun

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Episode One Hundred Four Show Notes We are excited to announce that we are now an affiliate of Libro.fm audiobook platform: Listeners can receive three months for the price of one. Follow this link to learn more.– 14th Readalong discussion– Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata (translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori)The Goodreads discussion thread can be found HERE.– Currently Reading –Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers – edited Natalie Eve Garrett (EF)Empire of Wild – Cherie Dimaline (CW) release date July 28, 2020Building Your Ideal Private Practice – Lynn Grodzki (CW)(audio)– Just Read –Friends and Strangers – J. Courtney Sullivan (EF) release date June 30, 2020Mother Land – Lea Franqui (EF) release date July 14, 2020Shelter – Jung Yun (EF) (audio)Urban Trauma: A Legacy of Racism – Dr. Maysa Akbar (EF)– Biblio Adventures –We had a joint jaunt as GUESTS on Our Mystery Man John Valeri’s YouTube channel, Central Booking. You can watch the interview HERE.Emily attended an event through The Strand Bookstore. Brit Bennett, author of The Vanishing Half, was in conversation with Gloria Edim, author of Well-Read Black Girl.Chris attended the 65th Annual Willa Cather spring conference: Untethered Cather on the Cusp of the 1920’s. The focus this year was on Cather’s book of short stories Youth and the Bright Medusa. She enjoyed sessions that included author Erica Ryan discussing her book When the World Broke in Two: The Roaring Twenties and the Dawn of America’s Culture Wars and Alex Ross discussing his book releasing on September 15, 2020, Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music.Chris browsed inside two bookstores, Breakwater Books in Guilford,CT where she purchased How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi and All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson. She also visited Bank Square Books in Mystic, CT.– Upcoming Jaunts –Emily will be attending a virtual event via Politics & Prose with Megha Mujumdar, author of A Burning, in conversation with C. Pam Zhang, author of How Much of These Hills is Gold. Chris will attend a virtual event on June 10 at Savoy Bookshop & Café. Erica Ruth Neubaur will discuss her book Murder at Mena House with Juliet Grames. Read Chris’s review here.On June 11, Chris will tune in to hear author Irene Butter discuss her book Shores Beyond Shores via CapRadio Reads. You can register here.– Upcoming Reads –Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts (EF)How to Write Non-Fiction: Turn Your Knowledge Into Words – Joana Penn (CW)– Author Spotlight with Jung Yun –We were thrilled to welcome author Jung Yun to discuss her book, Shelter.You can learn more about Jung here including news about her forthcoming novel, O Beautiful.– Also Mentioned –All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony DoerrThe Marrow Thieves – Cherie DimalineTwelve Months To Your Ideal Private Practice: A Workbook – Lynn Grodzki Matterhorn – Karl MarlantesThe Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century – Alex RossKramerbooks Book By Book BlogThe Creative Pen podcastPurchase Book Cougars Swag on Zazzle!We are an affiliate of Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookstore & Café. Please purchase books from them and support us at the same time. Click HERE to start shopping.If you’d like to help financially support the Book Cougars, please consider becoming a Patreon member. You can DONATE HERE. If you would prefer to donate directly to us, please email bookcougars@gmail.com for instructions.Join our Goodreads Group! We have a BookTube Channel – please check it out here, and be sure to subscribe!Please subscribe to our email newsletter here.

1hr 23mins

9 Jun 2020