S2, E12: Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley

This month, Jana, Denise, and Barb will discuss Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley. Next month we will discuss Cheap land Colorado: off-gridder’s at America’s edge by Ted Conover. Library Journal calls it a “raw, revealing, and effective look at life on the rural perimeters of society.” Sign up for our monthly podcast newsletter and […]

S4E14: Do Our Stories Do Us Justice? w/ Adriana Ortiz

How do you tell your own story? Often when we think about our lives we focus on our shortcomings and struggle to see how all the parts of our story are weaved together. Adriana Ortiz believes that understanding our own story is critical to living a…

S4E13: Being Influential In Conversation (A Deeper Dive)

Each of us have different strategies when it comes to shifting people’s perspectives. For last week’s guest, Awa Diaw, it can be choosing to end the conversation when it no longer feels productive. For Humanize co-host, Courthney Russell Jr,…

S2, E11: Bittersweet by Susan Cain

This month, Jana, Devon, Josie and Denise discuss Bittersweet: how sorrow and longing make us whole by Susan Cain. Next month we will disucss a holiday fiction treat, Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley. Sign up for our monthly podcast newsletter and get links, reading suggestions, and comments from hosts in your inbox. Gohereto sign […]

The Shakedown: Episode 13 – Commitments & Weekenders

Video Description: Malone returns in this previously unreleased episode as we discuss Rainforest’s commitment as well as what commitments mean in the criminal justice system. And just how easy a commitment can put certain categories of people right back in prison. More about us at: http://shakedown.show Get Shakedown merch at: http://shakedown.show

Halloween Special: The Haunted Collection of Estaniel Killsbow

Book Chatter is proud to present, The Haunted Collection of Estaniel Killsbow. An anthology of short stories inspired by the creations of the Things in a Jar program. Venture into the cryptid world of Estaniel, a collector of all thing’s creepy. Give a listen if you dare. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

S4E12: Race, Culture, and Beyond w/Erica Howard and Sage Hobbs

We’ve got a fun role swap for you today: in this episode, we’re bringing you an interview where we had the opportunity to be the guests! We were interviewed by the amazing Sage Hobbs and Erica Howard for their podcast Race, Culture, and Beyond: A…

What I Listened to This Week: Episode 3

Video Description: What I listened to this week is a show about what our panelists listened to that week. It’s a show about music discovery, appreciation, and discussion. Our panelists this week include: Melanie Graham, Erik Brack, Molly Bocim, and Sergio R. Angeles

S4E11: Creating Influence Around the Globe w/Awa Diaw

We know very well what change still needs to happen around race in the US, but what about abroad? Today we’re bringing you a fascinating and unique perspective on this from Awa Diaw who is not only the Global Diversity and Inclusion Project Manager…

S2, E10: The Five by Hallie Rubenhold

This month, Barb, Devon, Z and Edward discuss The Five: the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold. Next month, we are going to discuss Bittersweet: how sorrow and longing make us whole by Susan Cain. Sign up for our monthly podcast newsletter and get links, reading suggestions, and […]