Sunday, September 11, 2022

What We Learned in Summer 2022


Welcome back to The Village. Steph and Candice do some book reviews from the summer of 2022 while also talking music, algorithms, and what we learned this summer

Books

Sweet Valley High Books 1-12 by Francine Pascal (Apple iBooks Store link)

Recollections of my Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit (other books by Solnit)

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman 

Zed by Joanna Kavenna

Son of Elsewhere: A Memoir in Pieces by Elaine Abdelmahmoud

Rehearsals for Living by Robyn Maynard and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Bedroom Rapper: Cadence Weapon on Hip-Hop, Resistance, and Surviving the Music Industry by Rollie Pemberton

Movies

Everything Everywhere All At Once Official Trailer

Links

Storygraph

Eden Mill's Writer's Festival

Timestamps

0:00 - 2:00 Welcome

2:00 - 8:00 School’s back! Recollections of school time with Steph and Candice

8:00 - 12:25  Memory keeping and digital storage

12:25 - 21:00 Summer travel with Steph and family, and Steph’s reading update

21:00 - 27:45 Down with algorithms and the change from Spotify to Youtube

27:45 - 38:00 Candice’s new book logging app Storygraph https://app.thestorygraph.com/ 

38:00 - 41:00 Eden Mills Writer’s Festival, https://edenmillswritersfestival.ca/ 

41:00 - 47:25 What Candice learned from Son of Elsewhere

47:25 - 49:00 Candice’s summer book reading

49:50 - 59:50 Clips from Rollie Pemberton’s reading and talk (there are some curse words in this talk)

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