the library of lost time!

Every week: two new books and an irresistible distraction.

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!

Maurice Sendak's Birthday & New Books — 10 June 2022

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill and There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness: And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy and the World by Carlo Rovelli. Then we celebrate the genius of the one and only Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are.

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Azerbaijani Food & Two New Books — 03 June 2022

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: Hide by Kiersten White and Born to Be Hanged by Keith Thomson. Then we discuss the very soothing, compelling cooking videos on the Country Life Vlog.

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Golden Gate Bridge Opening Day & New Books — 27 May 2022

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: Trust by Hernan Diaz and How to Be Eaten by Maria Adelmann. Then we get nostalgic for the Opening Day on the Golden Gate Bridge in 1937.

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A Floating Taco Bar & New Books — 13 May 2022

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: The Cherry Robbers by Sarai Walker and Book of Night by Holly Black. Then we are charmed by three short words: floating taco bar.

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INterSECTS Exhibit at NYPL & New Books — 06 May 2022

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: Siren Queen by Nghi Vo and Every Good Boy Does Fine: A Love Story in Music Lessons by Jeremy Denk. Then we talk about an exhibit at the New York Public Library featuring art from a new graphic novel.

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Whimsical Acorn People & New Books — 29 April 2022

In this episode, we get excited about two new book releases: Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda and How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from the Moth. Then we are thoroughly charmed by artist David Bird’s whimsical figurines and photos.

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