Nordonia Hills Branch Library's Podcast
Discussing nonfiction books specifically, and reading generally.
On Nonfiction 55 - Pull Up a Chair: Vin Scully
August 20, 2016 07:02 AM PDT
We discuss the extraordinary career of legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully, who retires this year after 67 seasons of work.
PULL UP A CHAIR: THE VIN SCULLY STORY by Curt Smith
July 20, 2016 07:21 AM PDT
We review Neil Zurcher's latest travel book, an exploration of the wonderful sights and locales of Ohio and neighboring states.
THE BEST OF ONE TANK TRIPS by Neil ZurcherOn Nonfiction 53 - Game of Crowns
June 23, 2016 07:02 AM PDT
We explore the modern state of the British royal family, considering the past, present, and future of the monarchy.
GAME OF CROWNS by Christopher AndersenOn Nonfiction 52 - Pacific
May 23, 2016 07:01 PM PDT
We discuss some of the 10 essays (chapters) that comprise Simon Winchester's book PACIFIC.On Nonfiction 51 - The Last Lecture
April 26, 2016 04:28 PM PDT
We discuss the notable work and wisdom of Dr. Randy Pausch, originally presented in the form of a final lecture to a live audience.
THE LAST LECTURE by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey ZaslowOn Nonfiction 50- What is Nostalgia in the 21st Century?
February 22, 2016 05:19 PM PST
A look at how the nature of nostalgia has changed in the consumer culture of the recent decades, focusing much more on a return to childhood, rather than a wistfulness for a lost era or place.
CONSUMED NOSTALGIA by Gary Cross
January 25, 2016 08:36 AM PST
We present excerpts from the January 19 book talk, featuring highlights of the nonfiction titles.
A complete book list is available for pick-up at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library.On Nonfiction 48 - A Vintage Kitschmas
December 20, 2015 04:15 PM PST
We discuss the fond memories conjured by the decorations and memorabilia of Christmas.
KITSCHMASLAND by Travis Smith
November 28, 2015 07:08 PM PST
We follow along with one man's search for his sixteen great-great-grandparents, as he learns the hobby of genealogy.
October 27, 2015 01:12 PM PDT
Just in time for Halloween, we explore titles that celebrate the history, making, and enjoyment of candy.
CANDYFREAK by Steve Almond
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