Jun 25, 2019
It’s over the covered bridge to Madison County, Iowa, the setting for Robert James Waller’s The Bridges of Madison County and its (spoiler) exponentially better film adaptation. We cover (ha) tie-in fragrances, Waller’s, um, musical career, and the one and only Painter of Light™, all while paying respects to Our...
Jun 18, 2019
Hannah and Michael kick off THE MERYL SEASON with an investigation into Meryl Streep’s first appearance on the silver screen, Julia (1977), an adaptation of Lillian Hellman’s memoir Pentimento, and her much later turn as Julia Child in Julie & Julia, an adaptation of Child’s My Life in France and Julie Powell’s
May 21, 2019
Hannah and Michael talk Kalamazoo, old fav Danielle Steel, political book scandals, and the books on offer at the hairport.
The Mueller Report
Melissa Caruso, The Tethered Mage
Gary Sinise, Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service
Sally Rooney, Conversations with Friends; Normal People
Apr 23, 2019
We’re back for another chatty interlude! Michael and Hannah discuss rich authors, romance, real estate, and reading lists.
Jessica Knoll, The Luckiest Girl Alive
Alyssa Cole, An Extraordinary Union
Harlan Coben, Tell No One
Elizabeth McCracken, Bowlaway
Kate Atkinson, Transcription
Mar 19, 2019
Your faithful hosts pop in to talk travel hacks and why it’s worth traveling to eighteenth-century England. Plus, a dip into what we’re actually reading!