A Bookish Home
By Laura Szaro Kopinski
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Conversations about books and reading with authors, booksellers, librarians, and more.
||CleanEp. 18: Lisa Gozashti, Owner and Manager of Brookline Booksmith||Have you stopped into your local independent bookstore this holiday season? Lisa Gozashti joins me this week to chat about one of my favorites: Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, Massachusetts. Lisa gives us the inside scoop on bookstore life and recomm||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 17: Linda Åkeson McGurk, Author of “There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather”||I’m so excited to share a conversation with Linda Åkeson McGurk, author of There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids (from Friluftsliv to Hygge). This book really inspir||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16: Candlewick Press Senior Editor, Katie Cunningham||This week we’re getting a behind the scenes peek at Candlewick Press, a publisher that is constantly putting out kidlit that I adore. Candlewick Senior Editor, Katie Cunningham highlights standout titles and gives insights about her work as an editor||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 15: Sarah McCoy, Author of Marilla of Green Gables||This week, I’m thrilled to welcome a kindred spirit to the podcast. Sarah McCoy is here to discuss her new book, Marilla of Green Gables. This prequel to Anne of Green Gables brings the world and characters of L.M. Montgomery back to life. If you||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 14: Eric Carle Museum–Bookish Destination||Happy Picture Book Month! This week I’m featuring a special bookish destination for picture book fans: the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts. Courtney Waring, Director of Education at the Carle, joins me to discuss planning your visit, upcom||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13: Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Author/Illustrator of Hey, Kiddo||This week’s episode features an interview with Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Jarrett is the author and illustrator of the new graphic memoir for young adults, Hey Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father And Dealt With Family Addiction, which is a Nation||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12: Laura Vanderkam, Author of “Off the Clock”||I’m thrilled to share a conversation with Laura Vanderkam this week, author of several time management and productivity books, including her latest Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done as well as I Know How She Does It, What the Mo||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11: Author and Illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal on “Alma and How She Got Her Name”||Author and illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal joins me on the podcast this week to discuss her latest picture book, Alma And How She Got Her Name. Juana is also the illustrator of La Madre Goose and La Princesa and the Pea, for which she won the 2018||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10: Jo Piazza, Author of “Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win”||Author Jo Piazza joins me on the podcast this week to discuss her latest book, Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win. Jo Piazza is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist and digital strategist. She has written seven critically acclaimed books, both fi||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 9: Boston Book Festival Deputy Director Norah Piehl||This week on the podcast we get an inside scoop on an incredible bookish event coming up on Saturday, October 13th: The Boston Book Festival! Deputy Director, Norah Piehl joins me to highlight some of the incredible free author sessions and children’s||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8: Lucy Tan, Author of “What We Were Promised”||Lucy Tan joins me on the podcast this week to discuss her debut novel, What We Were Promised. Entertainment Weekly calls the novel, “A luminous family saga” and Library Journal says, “A novel of class, culture, and expectations; readers who en||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7: An Interview with Jan Turnquist, Executive Director of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House||Jan Turnquist joins me on the podcast this week to discuss a special bookish destination for fans of Little Women. Orchard House, the home of the novel’s author, Louisa May Alcott is located in Concord, Massachusetts. We discussed why you should vi||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6: Author Karina Yan Glaser on “The Vanderbeekers And The Hidden Garden”||Author Karina Yan Glaser joins me on the podcast this week to discuss the second book in her beloved middle-grade series, The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden. Vanderbeeker fans will get to revisit this lovable family beginning September 25th when||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5 Chelmsford Public Library’s Head of Reader Services: Jessica FitzHanso||Have checked out your local library lately? Librarian Jessica FitzHanso joins me on the podcast this week to discuss getting the most out of your library card, the books she is recommending to patrons right now, and more. To find out more about the Chel||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4: Louise Miller on The Late Bloomers’ Club||Louise Miller joins me to discuss her new book, The Late Bloomers’ Club. We chatted about the book’s Gilmore Girls feel, her advice for aspiring writers, a very special upcoming bake-off , and more. You can also find this episode on iTunes or wher||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3: Author Liz Rosenberg On “House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery”||Liz Rosenberg joins me this week to discuss her latest book, House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery. This biography for young readers is sure to delight and inspire fans of Anne of Green Gables. Liz shares how the character of Marilla helped spa||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2: A Conversation with Silver Unicorn Bookstore Owner Paul Swydan||Paul Swydan shares a behind the scenes look at running a bookstore, gives book recommendations, and offers insights on what an indie bookstore offers the community. Subscribe to A Bookish Home on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts to make sure||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Bookish Home Podcast Episode 1: A Conversation with Anne Boyd Rioux, Author of Meg, Jo, Beth Amy||Author and professor Anne Boyd Rioux joins me to discuss her new book Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women And Why It Still Matters.||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A real guide to creating a bookish home!
Laura brings amazing authors through a casual conversation to create generous thoughtful insights for us a parents, relatives, friends, etc. Great material!