Dame Margaret Comes to Town: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 13

By Gwen Glazer, Librarian
May 26, 2016

Welcome to The Librarian Is In, the New York Public Library's podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.

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Margaret H. Willison, a.k.a. The Coolest Funniest Pop-Culture-iest Librarian Ever, joins Gwen and Frank this week for the ultimate high/low-culture episode.


Rory Gilmore in her natural habitat: surrounded by books

What We're Reading Now

Librarian on Jeopardy!Zeroville by Steve Erickson

Chauncey Gardner from Being ThereAll about EveThe Moment of Psycho by David ThomsonAlfred Hitchcock's Psycho Before the Fall by Noah HawleyThe Fargo TV show

Doctor Fate, Vol. 1 by Paul Levitz

helmet of fate

The Helmet of Fate!

Guest Star

Margaret H. Willison:

Clem SnideGilmore Girls


So many Rory/book gifs... what a wonderful world.

Bringing Up BabyHomicide: Life on the Street: the TV show, the book by David Simon, and Andre BraugherAlfred Hitchcock's VertigoAnimal Farm by George Orwell

A gazillion mysteries by Agatha Christie and Dorothy SayersNancy Pearl's TED Talk, which explains her  "doorways" ideaBellweather Rhapsody by Kate RacculiaFangirl by Rainbow RowellThe Westing Game by Ellen RaskinInto the Woods (movie) --> Tender Morsels (YA  novel) --> Hadestown (album)The West Wing

Keats' idea of negative capability

The Secret History by Donna TarttTo Say Nothing of the Dog and The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis


Anything but Books

Margaret: Hadestown by Anais Mitchell, album and off-Broadway play at the New York Theatre WorkshopFrank: Gentlemen Prefer BlondesGwen: @BroodingYAHero on Twitter


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