By Traci Thomas
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The Stacks is your one stop shop to talk books and reading. Guests will join the host, Traci for two episodes of bookish conversations. In their first episode guests will talk about their reading habits, likes and dislikes, and much more. In their second episode, they'll discuss The Stacks Book Club (TSBC) pick. Get ready for fun and thoughtful conversations about books and reading. Make sure to check the website www.thestackspodcast.com for more details, including upcoming The Stacks Book Club picks.
||ExplicitEp. 12 The Stacks Book Club – How Soccer Explains the World by Franklin Foer||This week Aaron Dolores, founder of Black Arrow FC is back and we're discussing How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization by Franklin Foer. This book takes a look at the world's most popular sport,||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 11. Talking Books and Soccer with Aaron Dolores from Black Arrow FC||This week we're joined by Aaron Dolores, founder of Black Arrow FC, a lifestyle brand that focuses on the intersection of soccer and Black culture. The World Cup starts tomorrow, so we're talking about Soccer and how it relates to the Black experience..||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 10 The Stacks Book Club – New Boy by Tracy Chevalier and William Shakespeare’s Othello||This week, actress Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex- Girlfriend, The Big Sick) is back on The Stacks. This week we're talking about New Boy by Tracy Chevalier. New Boy is part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series, in which modern day authors retell Shakespeare's cl.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 9 Talking Books with Vella Lovell||Actress Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex- Girlfriend, The Big Sick) joins us this week to nerd out on books. Vella talks about reading as an actor, examining scripts for clues to her character's inner workings, and being a good scene partner.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 8 The Stacks Book Club – Vulgar Favors by Maureen Orth||Choreographer Sam Pinkleton is back in time for The Stacks Book Club to take on true crime, with Vulgar Favors: The Assassination of Gianni Versace by Maureen Orth. Vulgar Favors examines the serial killer Andrew Cunanan,||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 7 Talking Books with Sam Pinkleton||This week on the show we are talking all things books with Tony nominated choreographer, Sam Pinkleton, best known for his work on the Broadway show, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Sam and Traci discuss using books as an entry point to new||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 6 The Stacks Book Club – Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin||On this week of The Stacks, we discuss Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin with our guest, TV writer Chris Maddox. Giovanni's Room is a classic American novel written in 1956, and the topics of masculinity, isolation,||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 5 Talking Books with Chris Maddox||This week I am joined by TV writer and actor, Chris Maddox. Reading is a huge part of Chris' professional life, and creative habit. Chris shares the kind of stories that excite him when he's looking to write new TV shows and books that have helped shap.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 4 The Stacks Book Club – Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward||On this week of The Stacks, PhD candidate Sarah Fong is back, and we're talking about Jesmyn Ward's memoir, Men We Reaped. Our conversation dives into the deaths of five Black men in Ward's life, and what these deaths say about the greater expe||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 3 Talking Books with Sarah Fong||On this week of The Stacks we are joined by Sarah Fong, a PhD Candidate in American Studies. Sarah is currently writing her dissertation on U.S. practices of social welfare, particularly as they relate to histories of slavery and colonization.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 2 The Stacks Book Club – Exit West by Mohsin Hamid||On this week of The Stacks, high school English teacher Dallas Lopez is back, and we're talking about Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. This is our very first The Stacks Book Club (TSBC) episode. Join us as we discuss the fears of leaving your home behind,||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 1 Talking Books with Dallas Lopez||On this week of The Stacks we talk with High School English Teacher, Dallas Lopez. He tells us about how he used to hate reading, and how self-help books helped him to find his way into reading. We discuss books that Dallas loves,||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Stacks Podcast — Coming April 4th||Welcome to The Stacks a brand new podcast all about books, hosted by Traci Thomas. The Stacks will be your one stop shop for talking about books. Traci will be talking with a guest for two consecutive weeks.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I absolutely enjoyed this podcast! Can’t wait for more episodes!
This pod made me like books
I'm more of a tv watching type guy. But Traci and Dallas made me really ENJOY reading. And made me laugh. Lol. Great listen. Thanks guys. Bay Area Represent!
What I was looking for
This is exactly what I have been looking for. Easy to listen, great book ideas, wonderful conversation and is motivating to want to read more. Can’t wait until the episodes become more frequent!