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HBook Podcast 1.3 – To Kill a Mockingjay

Podcast the third (recorded on 2.19.16) in which Roger and Siân talk about Harper Lee, YA readers, and opera. (Yet another warning, Siân had not yet banned cell phones from the “recording studio” so there are a few crackles after the 20 minute mark.)

Roger’s YA post

Books we talk about:
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman
Upton Sinclair, The Jungle
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
Truman Capote, In Cold Blood
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Scarlet Letter
Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d’Urbervilles
A.S. King, I Crawl Through It
Veronica Roth, Divergent
Stephenie Meyer, Twilight
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
Charlaine Harris, The Southern Vampire Mysteries
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
Gillian Flynn, Dark Places & Gone Girl
Paula Hawkins, Girl on the Train
Sophie Kinsella, Finding Audrey
Marcus Sedgwick, Ghosts of Heaven & Midwinterblood
Natalie Babbit, Herbert Rowbarge, Search for Delicious, Tuck Everlasting
Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall & Delirium Trilogy

Links:
Wonkette
Douglas Moore, The Ballad of Baby Doe
19 True Struggles
That post that got super famous
Taylor Swift day in the office

Things we talk about:
Truman Capote movie, Infamous (Sandra Bullock and Toby Jones)
Georges Bizet, Carmen
Giuseppe Verdi, Aida
Aida, music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and produced by Walt Disney Theatrical
Kevin Henkes (and his literary interests)
The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Halsey
Hot Pockets! and Cinnabon!

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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  1. ewein2412 says:

    ahhhh, you guys are great. I always feel like I’m sitting there in the room with you. Sian and I said, “You’re so smart” to Roger at exactly the same time (for slightly different reasons). 😀

  2. Siân Gaetano Siân Gaetano says:

    I’m so glad you’re listening and liking it! Thank you! Maybe you can come and chat with us in the future. 🙂 So long as you like talking about food…Food is an important part of any podcast.

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