This week, Paul and Trevor discuss talk about the unread books collecting dust on their shelves. Which are the dustiest of all? Also, we announce the winner of our Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont giveaway!
This week, Paul and Trevor discuss short books (fiction): what makes them special? Which authors specialize in brevity? How have short books impacted our lives as readers? We each share five or our favorites, as well as a ton of great listener recommendations. And be sure to stick around for a fun giveaway and a preview of an upcoming episode where we each assign the other a short novel. We hope you'll read along with us!
If you're a bibliophile, what could be better than a book about books? This week, Trevor and Paul are joined by their good friend Simon Thomas to talk about their favorite novels set in the world of books, authors, libraries and bookstores. We each choose three favorites, but we certainly don't limit our discussion to those nine choices. From Matilda and Bunnicula to Umberto Eco and Rose Macauley (and many, many more), this is another episode that is sure to bolster your TBR pile!
In this special author episode, Trevor and Paul talk about Jane Austen.
In this episode, Trevor and Paul talk about great literary years before focusing on one of the best: 1922.
In this episode, Trevor and Paul spend some time talking about one of their favorite publishers, Archipelago Books. They each share three of their favorite Archipelago titles and talk about a few they want to read soon. This episode also includes an amazing giveaway that will supply one lucky winner with a year's worth of translated fiction!
In this episode of The Mookse and the Gripes Podcast, Trevor and Paul assign each other a short story to read and discuss.
In this episode of The Mookse and the Gripes Podcast, Trevor and Paul discuss comfort reads.
In this episode of The Mookse and the Gripes Podcast, Trevor and Paul are joined by Ben O'Connell to discuss why we read fiction.
In this episode of The Mookse and the Gripes Podcast, Trevor and Paul keep looking forward to 2022 by asking the most compelling bookish questions they could think of regarding the year's publication slate.