Sure, you have important things to do. But it takes just a 10 minutes or so to learn about two upcoming book releases and something fascinating about the world.
The Library of Lost Time is a weekly podcast where we share two new book releases at the top of our TBR, then celebrate a fun book- or travel-related distraction.
Listen below or wherever you get your podcasts. Remember to visit your local library and your independent bookstore to lose some time yourself!
In this episode, we get excited about two new books: The Secret History of Christmas by Bill Bryson and Wayward: A Novel (Wanderers Book 2) by Chuck Wendig. Then Mel takes us to the Germany of the Brothers Grimm. [transcript]
The Secret History of Christmas by Bill Bryson
Notes from a Small Island by Billy Bryson
Wanderers by Chuck Wendig
Wayward (Wanderers Book 2) by Chuck Wendig
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Culture Trip’s guide to the German Fairy Tale Route
In this episode, we get excited about two new books: Galatea by Madeline Miller and Novelist as a Vocation by Haruki Murakami. Then Dave recommends three fun boardgames for the holiday season — or anytime. [transcript]
Galatea by Madeline Miller
xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths by Kate Bernheimer
Circe by Madeline Miller
Novelist as a Vocation by Haruki Murakami (Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen, translators)
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
Watch a short animated video about the myth of Pygmalion and Galatea.
In this episode, we get excited about two new books: The Cloisters by Katy Hays and The Best American Short Stories 2022 by Andrew Sean Greer & Heidi Pitlor. Then Mel recommends a new bookish advice column. [transcript]
The Cloisters by Katy Hays
The Best American Short Stories 2022 by Andrew Sean Greer & Heidi Pitlor
Less by Andrew Sean Greer
Less is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer
The Best American Food Writing 2022 by Sohla El-Waylly & Silvia Killingsworth
The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2022 by Jess Walter & Steph Cha
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2022 by Jaime Green & Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2022 by John Joseph Adams & Rebecca Roanhorse
The Best American Essays 2022 by Robert Atwan & Alexander Chee
Lucinella by Lore Segal
Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors, Misha Hoekstra (translator)
Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over by Nell Painter
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