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What Lawyers and Librarians Have in Common: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 34

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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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Reena Glazer of the Pro Bono Institute joins Frank and Gwen to talk about lawyers in the library and recommendations for great nonfiction about pro bono legal work. Plus: Purple diaries, yellow cable cars, and colorful characters.

What We're Reading Now

Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936 by Edward Sorel

Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner

Maybelle, the Cable Car by Virginia Lee Burton

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Maybelle vs. Big Bill

Paterson by William Carlos Williams

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Guest Star: Reena Glazer

The Pro Bono Institute 

Stand Tall: Fighting for My Life, Inside and Outside the Ring by Dewey Bozella with Tamara Jones

The Innocence Project

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

13th by Ava DuVernay

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini

Prudential: Everybody's Doing It (video)

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Non-Book Recommendations

Gwen: Loud In the Library and Pro Bono Happy Hour

Frank: '70s game shows

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Hm, what IS my line...? Photo via the BBC.

Reena: Iris

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Really enjoyed this episode

Really enjoyed this episode and thought-provoking conversation. Thanks for stepping outside the traditional universe of librarian guests.

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