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A podcast produced by the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH. Most episodes contain spoilers, so please read the book before listening.

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A podcast produced by the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH. Most episodes contain spoilers, so please read the book before listening.

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Top Podcast from an incredible place

By Austinnnnnnnnnnnnnn - Dec 04 2016
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Clever people, engaging conversations. Thanks!

Fun and engaging

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Smart, funny, and entertaining discussions of books, including classics and new releases.

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Top Podcast from an incredible place

By Austinnnnnnnnnnnnnn - Dec 04 2016
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Clever people, engaging conversations. Thanks!

Fun and engaging

By revcmoney - Feb 04 2016
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Smart, funny, and entertaining discussions of books, including classics and new releases.

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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The 12th Story

Latest release on Apr 28, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 17 hours ago

Rank #1: Episode #70 - Introducing the Adaptation Book & Movie Discussion Group

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The Mercantile and the Mini Microcinema are teaming up to offer a new discussion group exploring films and the books that inspired them. In this episode, Hillary talks with Lillian and Michael of the Mini Micro to introduce the series. For more information, visit the Library's website.

May 02 2019

30mins

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Rank #2: Episode #64 - Eli Meiners of 21C Museum Hotels

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A conversation with Eli Meiners, Director of Museum Operations for 21C Museum Hotels. Eli was also part of the team that worked on the renovation of the Mercantile Library's Reading Room in 2010, as part of the celebration of our 175th year.

Oct 15 2018

25mins

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Rank #3: Episode #5 - Ready Player One - Ernest Cline

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John Faherty, Cedric Rose, Brendon Cull, and Michael Link discuss Ernest Cline's "Ready Player One".

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Aug 25 2015

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Rank #4: Episode #69 - Jheri Neri and April Hester of the GCNAC on There There by Tommy Orange

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Hillary discusses Tommy Orange's There There with Jheri Neri and April Hester of the Greater Cincinnati Native American Coalition.

The discussion continues at the Main Library at 6:30 on 4/15/19, followed by a panel with Native American community leaders:
https://www.facebook.com/events/public-library-of-cincinnati-and-hamilton-county/panel-discussion-of-there-there-by-tommy-orange/399886087474353/

Apr 09 2019

34mins

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Rank #5: Episode #71 - Katherine Durack on The Genius of Liberty podcast

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Katherine Durack discusses The Genius of Liberty, a podcast series about the crucial yet forgotten role Ohio played in the fight for woman suffrage. The Genius of Liberty is produced in partnership with the Mercantile Library.

Aug 30 2019

27mins

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Rank #6: Episode #68 - Linda Seiter of Caracole on The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

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Mercantile Book Advisor Hillary Copsey discusses Rebecca Makkai's The Great Believers with Linda Seiter, Executive Director of Caracole, Greater Cincinnati's nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organization.

This episode contains minor plot spoilers.

Mar 22 2019

32mins

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Rank #7: Episode #3 - A God In Ruins - Kate Atkinson

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A discussion of Kate Atkinson's A God in Ruins by Brendon Cull, Deborah Ginocchio, Albert Pyle, and Cedric Rose

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Aug 05 2015

42mins

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Rank #8: Episode #6 - Go Set A Watchman - Harper Lee

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Chris Messick, Abby Moran, and Paula Boggs-Muething discuss Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman.
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Aug 31 2015

40mins

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Rank #9: Episode #4 - Book Recommendations

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Brendon Cull, the Mercantile's John Faherty and Cedric Rose, and Michael Link of Joseph-Beth talk about the books they've enjoyed recently, and their most anticipated upcoming releases.

Aug 14 2015

42mins

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Rank #10: Episode #67 - August Wilson's Two Trains Running at Playhouse in the Park

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The Mercantile's Hillary Copsey talks to Timothy Douglas, who is directing CIncinnati Playhouse in the Park's production of August Wilson's Two Trains Running. Preview performances begin on March 2, 2019. Visit cincyplay.com for more information.

Feb 15 2019

43mins

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Rank #11: Episode #66 - Reeling in Moby Dick preview with Matt Kish and Bob Wallace

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The Mercantile's Reeling in Moby Dick discussion group begins on January 10, 2019. To help listeners prepare, NKU professor Dr. Robert Wallace and artist Matt Kish talk about ways to approach the novel and why it's worth reading.

Dec 14 2018

50mins

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Rank #12: Episode #65 - Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

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The Mercantile's Hillary Copsey talks to Andrew Fallaize and Ayana Workman, who are appearing in Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's production of Miss Bennet: Christmas At Pemberley. The play, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Eleanor Holdrige, runs through November 10, 2018.

Oct 30 2018

27mins

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Rank #13: Episode #63 - Sara Clark and Steve McGowan - 1984 at CSC

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Hillary Copsey, the Mercantile's resident Book Advisor, talks to Sara Clark of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and Steve McGowan of Brave Berlin about CSC's production of 1984.

Oct 05 2018

29mins

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Rank #14: Episode #62 - James R. Babb - Editor Emeritus at Gray's Sporting Journal

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In a conversation recorded last spring, Tim Guilfoile of Northern Kentucky Fly Fishers talks to Jim Babb, author and former editor-in-chief at Gray's Sporting Journal

Jul 25 2018

49mins

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Rank #15: Episode #61 - The Eclipse

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Sam Nelson and Kat Reynolds, both of whom appeared in the Mercantile's April 2017 production of All Day Permanent Red, read selections from Virginia Woolf's "The Sun and the Fish" and Annie Dillard's "Total Eclipse".

Jun 01 2018

16mins

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Rank #16: Episode #60 - C. Jacqueline Wood - The Mini Microcinema

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The Mercantile's Chris Messick talks to C. Jacqueline Wood, Director of the Mini Microcinema in Over the Rhine. Note that this conversation was recorded in late April, so some of the screenings mentioned have already happened... all the more reason why you should sign up for the Mini Micro's email list!

May 18 2018

31mins

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Rank #17: Episode #59 - Kamal Southall - Discoveries from the Stacks

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Mercantile member Kamal Southall has a knack for finding odd, obscure, and interesting books deep in the Library's stacks. In this episode, he shares two of his most recent discoveries with the Mercantile's Adam Kosan.

May 11 2018

41mins

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Rank #18: Episode #57 - Ana England and H. P. Lovecraft's From Beyond

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Just in time for Halloween, the Mercantile's Collector Cedric Rose heads to the Cincinnati Art Museum to discuss H. P. Lovecraft's From Beyond with CAM's Russell Ihrig. Ced and Russell talk about the ways Lovecraft's short story relates to themes explored in the work of Ana England, whose work is currently on display at CAM.

This discussion also appeared in an episode posted on the museum's podcast, Art Palace.

Oct 23 2017

45mins

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Rank #19: Episode #56 - The Year of the Pitcher - Sridhar Pappu

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John Faherty, Jack Greiner, and Jay Stowe talk to Sridhar Pappu, author of The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

Sep 29 2017

52mins

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Rank #20: Episode #53 - The Founders Series - Ry Walker of Astronomer

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Ben Greenberg talks to Ry Walker, Founder and CEO of locally based data engineering platform Astronomer.

Jun 09 2017

31mins

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