Summer book show: What Vermonters are reading this season
Live call-in discussion: For many Vermonters, summer means more time to relax and catch up on reading. This hour, host Mikaela Lefrak talks with some local booksellers and a librarian about hot new titles and other books they think Vermonters would enjoy.
Our guests are:
- Nancy Braus, owner of Everyone's Books in Brattleboro
- Andrea Jones, co-owner of The Galaxy Bookshop in Hardwick
- Renee Ursitti, adult services and programming librarian, Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury
Braus recommended: "The Music of Bees" by Eileen Garvin; "The Girl in the Yellow Pantsuit: Essays on Politics, History, and Culture" by Becca Balint; "The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened" by Bill McKibben;"Mary Jane"by Jessica Anya Blau;"You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism"by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar
Jones recommended: "Patron Saint of Second Chances"by Christine Simon; "The Marmalade Diaries"by Ben Aitken; "Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie's Place, the Nation's First Shelter for Women" by Christine McDonnell and Victoria Tentler-Krylov; "The Guncle" by Steven Rowley; "Book Lovers"by Emily Henry; "Calling for a Blanket Dance"by Oscar Hokeah; "The Beatryce Prophecy" by Kate DiCamillo and Sophie Blackall
Ursitti recommended: "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt; "Book of Night" by Holly Black; "The Overstory" by Richard Powers; The Crescent Cityseries by Sarah J. Maas; "Taste: My Life Through Food" by Stanley Tucci
Broadcast live at noon on Friday, July 1, 2022.