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Bibliophilia is a weekly radio show and podcast about books, the people who write them, and the ideas they contain.

Latest Episodes

Irresistible by Adam Alter

ENot so much about the evils of technology, this book explores more of why and how we get hooked to games and social media apps. Alter examines the roots of addiction and explores how we can use technology that gets us hooked to better the world.

16 MIN2017 MAY 28
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Irresistible by Adam Alter

Who You Think I Am by Camille Laurens

A tale with no set ending and, perhaps, no set beginning. There are several different ways to read this book about obsession, longing, and how we hide ourselves in the digital age.

16 MIN2017 MAY 27
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Who You Think I Am by Camille Laurens

American Kingpin by Nick Bilton

EThis look into the search for the man behind the Silk Road is a fascinating and fast-paced read that sucks you in and doesn't let go. Big takeaways: the answers often come from unexpected sources and you should probably avoid dating libertarians.

19 MIN2017 MAY 26
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American Kingpin by Nick Bilton

People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry

When Lucie Blackman goes missingin Tokyo what starts as a missing persons case turns into an exploration of Japanese culture and the oddities of family. Richard Lloyd Parry gives a complete picture of the isolation that results from interactions with the people who are closest to us.

15 MIN2017 MAY 25
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People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson

Rosemary Kennedy was beautiful, vivacious, and mentally disabled in a time when mental disabilities weren't readily understood. After a botched lobotomy in 1941, she is sequestered away at a home in Wisconsin. This book attempts to look at her life and her legacy, but does it really work?

19 MIN2017 MAY 23
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson

The Cosmopolitans by Sarah Schulman

This book sucks the reader right in and drops them down into NYC's Village in the late 1950's. Bette and Earl have been friends for thirty years. She desires truth and justice, he desires love and beauty. What happens when the world pushes them to their breaking points? It's so good.

14 MIN2017 MAY 21
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The Cosmopolitans by Sarah Schulman

My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul

New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul tells her life story through the books that she was reading at the time certain things happened. It wasn't supposed to, but the book made me feel nostalgic for something that I will never have. I'm sure a boomer would look at it differently.

15 MIN2017 MAY 20
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My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul

Liana by Martha Gellhorn

EThough this book was at one point released as pulp fiction, the characters have real depth and the story is surprisingly modern. Gellhorn tells a story of love, war, and race with compassion and understanding for nearly all of the characters.

25 MIN2017 MAY 19
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Liana by Martha Gellhorn

Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.

EJames Forman Jr. examines the origins of some of the country's most detrimental policies in this fascinating book that examines class, race, and how they interact. With echoes ofStamped From the Beginning's anti-racist message, the book presents civil rights and the war on drugs in a new way.

18 MIN2017 MAY 15
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Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.

Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic

EWhen Alice visits her grandmother in New York, she gets sucked into a social media wormhole. Her obsession with a writer soon takes a dark turn in this novel about particles colliding and people connecting.

17 MIN2017 MAY 13
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Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic

Latest Episodes

Irresistible by Adam Alter

ENot so much about the evils of technology, this book explores more of why and how we get hooked to games and social media apps. Alter examines the roots of addiction and explores how we can use technology that gets us hooked to better the world.

16 MIN2017 MAY 28
Comments
Irresistible by Adam Alter

Who You Think I Am by Camille Laurens

A tale with no set ending and, perhaps, no set beginning. There are several different ways to read this book about obsession, longing, and how we hide ourselves in the digital age.

16 MIN2017 MAY 27
Comments
Who You Think I Am by Camille Laurens

American Kingpin by Nick Bilton

EThis look into the search for the man behind the Silk Road is a fascinating and fast-paced read that sucks you in and doesn't let go. Big takeaways: the answers often come from unexpected sources and you should probably avoid dating libertarians.

19 MIN2017 MAY 26
Comments
American Kingpin by Nick Bilton

People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry

When Lucie Blackman goes missingin Tokyo what starts as a missing persons case turns into an exploration of Japanese culture and the oddities of family. Richard Lloyd Parry gives a complete picture of the isolation that results from interactions with the people who are closest to us.

15 MIN2017 MAY 25
Comments
People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson

Rosemary Kennedy was beautiful, vivacious, and mentally disabled in a time when mental disabilities weren't readily understood. After a botched lobotomy in 1941, she is sequestered away at a home in Wisconsin. This book attempts to look at her life and her legacy, but does it really work?

19 MIN2017 MAY 23
Comments
Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson

The Cosmopolitans by Sarah Schulman

This book sucks the reader right in and drops them down into NYC's Village in the late 1950's. Bette and Earl have been friends for thirty years. She desires truth and justice, he desires love and beauty. What happens when the world pushes them to their breaking points? It's so good.

14 MIN2017 MAY 21
Comments
The Cosmopolitans by Sarah Schulman

My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul

New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul tells her life story through the books that she was reading at the time certain things happened. It wasn't supposed to, but the book made me feel nostalgic for something that I will never have. I'm sure a boomer would look at it differently.

15 MIN2017 MAY 20
Comments
My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul

Liana by Martha Gellhorn

EThough this book was at one point released as pulp fiction, the characters have real depth and the story is surprisingly modern. Gellhorn tells a story of love, war, and race with compassion and understanding for nearly all of the characters.

25 MIN2017 MAY 19
Comments
Liana by Martha Gellhorn

Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.

EJames Forman Jr. examines the origins of some of the country's most detrimental policies in this fascinating book that examines class, race, and how they interact. With echoes ofStamped From the Beginning's anti-racist message, the book presents civil rights and the war on drugs in a new way.

18 MIN2017 MAY 15
Comments
Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.

Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic

EWhen Alice visits her grandmother in New York, she gets sucked into a social media wormhole. Her obsession with a writer soon takes a dark turn in this novel about particles colliding and people connecting.

17 MIN2017 MAY 13
Comments
Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic
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