Ep. 17 – A Visit from Nathan Englander

On The Same Page is a podcast from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to keep you in the loop and on the same page about what’s happening at your library.

In this episode, we finally hear the recording of JMRL Same Page author Nathan Englander, recorded in March at Northside Library.

In book chat we talked about the following –

Erica read

Abby read

  • Feed by Mira Grant (the zombie one)
  • Feed by M.T. Anderson (the computer in your brain one)

We mention Northside’s YA Book Club for Adults (featured on Episode 12).

The Nathan Englander visit was made possible in conjunction with the Virginia Festival of the Book. Special thanks to moderator Linda Kobert. Englander was here to discuss his 2012 book What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.

After listening you may want to sample Nathan Englander’s other works or read his NYT op ed about Aug. 11 & 12.
The titular story in Englander’s collection was inspired by
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver.
Englander mentions the Israeli writer
Etgar Keret as well as Philip Roth’s Portnoy’s Complaint.

If you have an idea for podcast guests or topics please email us at podcast@jmrl.org.

This podcast (along with the Same Page community read) is made possible with generous support from the Friends of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. Don’t forget the Friends of the Library is open even while the Gordon Avenue Library is closed for renovations. Find out more about the Friends, what they do, and how to support them at the following link.

Friends of the Library