On this episode we hear from Madeline Uraneck, author of How to Make a Life, A Tibetan American Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted who stopped by the Northside Library during the summer. We also talk about what we’ve been reading.
Abby mentioned that Election Day is coming up on Tuesday, November 6.
- Find your polling place and ballot information. (Virginia Specific)
- CAT is offering free rides to the polls in the Charlottesville area.
- Acceptable IDs and provisional ballot information
- The Golden Tower by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black (we also mentioned Harry Potter and Gregor the Overlander)
- 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
- One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (which reminded Erica of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba)
Next we heard from visiting author Madeline Uraneck, who stopped by the Northside Library during the summer. She discussed her book, How to Make a Life, A Tibetan American Family and the Midwestern Woman They Adopted, and was joined by members of the local Tibetan American community who shared their inspiring stories.
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This podcast is made possible through generous support from the Friends of the Library. One of the ways they raise money is through the Fall Book Sale, which begins Saturday November, 3 and runs through Sunday, November 11. It is open from 10am – 7pm daily. There is a members only pre-sale on Friday, November 2 from 5-7pm.
If you’d like to learn more or join the friends (which makes you eligible for the November 2 Members only pre-sale) please head to their website.