Bookbabble Episode 12: Collective Human Knowledge Gone Wilde!

Jul 5, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 12: Collective Human Knowledge Gone Wilde!

Recorded 5 July 2008

Babblers: Lars, Gem, Katherine, Donny, with special guest Renee Wallace

Synopsis:
The babblers are joined by a special guest, Renee Wallace, more popularly known as Irene Wilde, in a discussion about the collective knowledge that is captured in books, and how we are accessing this store of information and knowledge and whether it is being accessed at all.  Also, the wonderful story of the Christmas Truce, serialized story by Benjamin Black (aka John Banville), and Internet book catalog sites.

Show Length:  72:02 mins

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Bookbabble Episode 11: Helping Ourselves To The Secret

Jun 25, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 11: Helping Ourselves To The Secret

Recorded 25 June 2008

Babblers: Lars, Gem, Katherine, Donny

Synopsis:
The group talks about self-help books, and whether they are more stink than substance.  Lars braved the entirely of The Secret and gives a brilliant summary – in all of 5 seconds (nobody was counting, anyway).  Others in the discussion include diet books, art of being happy, tools for communications, etc.  Also, Donny highlights a software tool for poets.

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Bookbabble Episode 8: What you thought you knew about reading… is probably right.

Jun 5, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 8: What you thought you knew about reading… is probably right.

Recorded 5 June 2008

Babblers: Bjorn, Lars, Gem, Donny, with special guest Katherine!

Synopsis:
Bookbabble has a guest!  The babblers are joined by a fellow bookworm Katherine aka Pontalba from New Orleans, as they all mull about how we experience the process that is book reading.  We took a little time to talk about a Nabokov fan’s view about The Original of Laura, a little about the new Bond novel, and dish a little dirt on book forums.

Show Length:  63:33 mins

 

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