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Biblio File, The Librarian Is In Podcast

Cloning Clooney: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 2


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We lived to see another day!

Our brand-new podcast is a sophomore now, and Frank and Gwen are joined by NYPL's very own Jason Baumann. We talk about feminist comics,The Golden Girls, squids and snails, intellectualism, and—yes—cloning George Clooney.

Snail! Image via Wikipedia

Stuff we mentioned on the show...

What We're Reading Now

    The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir by Vivian Gornick

    Best of Enemies, the documentary on the William F. Buckley/Gore Vidal debates in 1968

    Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Book Riot's 2016 Read Harder Challenge

    The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh (it's also on our new Best Books for Teens list)

    Rainbow Rowell: the audiobook of Carry On  and the ebook and the print book), her great Twitter account, Eleanor & Park, Fangirl

    The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    The Squid and the Whale (movie! not book sequel.)

    I Can Give You Anything but Love by Gary Indiana

    Most snails really are hermaphrodites!

    Hot Topix-with-an-X

    And Again by Jessica Chiarella

    M Train and Just Kids by Patti Smith

    Neil Gaiman: American Gods, Coraline, The Graveyard Book

    The film The Big Short and the book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis

    Intro to Political Economy and Economics, a college course offered for free at Jefferson Market

    Guest Star

    It's Jason Baumann!

    jason baumann

    Our archivist Kyle Triplett on Humans of New York

    Titled Americans magazine, print and microform

    Past NYPL exhibitions: Celebrating Marriage Equality; Why We Fight: Remembering AIDS Activism; 1969: The Year of Gay Liberation; Becoming Visible: The Legacy of Stonewall

    Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: e-book available online and first-edition hard copy available at NYPL's General Research Division

    Turning Our Pages

    Shelf Awareness

    Femininst comics: Paper Girls, Lumberjanes, Ms. Marvel

    Golden Girls streaming on Amazon (also available on DVD from the library!)

    golden girls


    The Gathering by Anne Enright (stay tuned for the Books at Noon schedule)

    Thanks for listening, and find us online @NYPLRecommends, the Bibliofile blog, and Or email us at!


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    My first job for which I received a paycheck was at B.Dalton in a suburban mall too! (However, I am an attorney and not a librarian),


    That's great! I wonder how many careers (book-related or otherwise) mall bookstores launched. It really was a great job!

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