Podcasts (Fiction)

Dinitia Smith
December 8, 2016

Dinitia Smith discussed her novel "The Honeymoon," with Sybil Steinberg, Publishers Weekly contributing editor on December 8, 2016.

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Dinitia-Smith-12-8-16.mp3


Pride and Prejudice
December 3, 2016

Staples High School teachers Jamie Pacuk and Mary Elizabeth Fulco discussed Jane Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice" on December 3, 2016.

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Pride-&-Prejudice-12-3-16.mp3


Healing Through Art & Words
September 12, 2016

Authors Nora Baskin (nine, ten: a 9/11 Story), Gae Polisner (The Memory of Things), Jewell Parker Rhodes (Towers Falling), Wendy Mills (All We Have Left) and Lauren Tarshis (I Survived series) discussed coping with tragedy through a writer’s lens and their new books for middle grades and young adults at the Westport Library on September 12, 2016. 

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Susan Ostrov Weisser
July 30, 2016

As a part of a year of reading Jane Austen, Dr. Susan Ostrov Weisser, a professor of English at Adelphi University, discussed Persuasion on July 30, 2016 at the Westport Library. 

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Dr. Pamela Buck
May 21, 2016

Sacred Heart University English professor Dr. Pamela Buck led a discussion of Mansfield Park on May 21, 2016.

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Pamela-Buck-5-21-16.mp3


Kimberly McCreight
May 20, 2016

Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia and Where They Found Her spoke about her new young adult trilogy The Outliers on May 20, 2016.

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Kimberly-McCreight-5-20-16.mp3


"Now and Again"
May 3, 2016

Westport author Charlotte Rogan discusses her new book, Now and Again on May 3, 2016.

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Charlotte-Rogan-5-3-16.mp3


Helen Simonson & Sybil Steinberg
April 12, 2016

Helen Simonson discussed her National Bestselling novel The Summer Before the War with Sybil Steinberg, Publisher's Weekly contributing editor on April 12, 2016. 

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Helen-Simonson-4-12-16.mp3


Sense & Sensibility Book Jacket
April 9, 2016

As a part of the Westport Library program "A Year of Reading Jane Austen," join a discussion of Sense and Sensibility, led by Dr. Mark Schenker, Associate Dean at Yale College on April 9, 2016. This novel has entered its third century without losing any of its freshness. Dean Schenker has frequently lectured on the works of Jane Austen; in the summer of 2013 he was the featured speaker at a conference of the CT chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America.

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Mark-Schenker-4-9-16.mp3


Robert Hill
March 22, 2016

Former Westporter Robert Hill discussed his second novel, The Remnants, set during the twilight days of the once-Utopian community of New Eden on March 22, 2016.

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