Booktalk: Christopher McDougall and “Born to Run”

Chris spurred on the barefoot running revolution with this autobiographical account of running with the Tarahumara Indians in Mexico’s remote Copper Canyons. They are legendary for their ability to run long distances on tough terrains while almost barefoot. His newest […]

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Booktalk: “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate”. A memoir

“President Trump, his son-in-law, the Attorney General and others are not acting like people who have nothing to hide.” Senator Al Franken had plenty to say about Washington, among many other comments. Before entering politics, Senator Franken was popular on Saturday Night […]

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Outsources: Trans Girls, Safe or Not

Angela Palermo interviews Casey Plett, author of the recently published short story collection A Safe Girl to Love. Like Imogen Binnie, Casey is generally considered to be one of the “rising stars” of transgender fiction. We discuss themes in her work, representations of […]

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Booktalk: UCLA Professor Peter Nabokov

“How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family” This is a biography about Edward Proctor Hunt, an American Indian, who was born in a New Mexican pueblo in 1861.  He famously gave the Smithsonian in the 1920s […]

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