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The Stacks
The Stacks
Traci Thomas

The Stacks is your one stop shop to talk books and reading. Guests will join the host, Traci Thomas for lively discussions... more

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Ep. 251 The Meaning of Mariah Carey by Mariah Carey -- The Stacks Book Club (Chelsea Devantez)

Chelsea Devantez, host of the Celebrity Book Club podcast, returns to discuss our January Book Club pick The Meaning of... more

25 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 250 A Litany of Abuses with Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham

Today we're joined by two award-winning journalists from the field of criminal justice and police misconduct. Ali Winston and Darwin... more

18 Jan 2023 · 59 minutes
Ep. 249 The Vibe is Really Gnarly with Aubrey Gordon

Author, activist and podcaster Aubrey Gordon talks to us today about her brand new second book - "You Just Need... more

11 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 248 For the Love of Celebrity Memoirs with Chelsea Devantez

Comedian and Emmy-nominated TV and film writer Chelsea Devantez joins our first Stacks episode of 2023. Her Celebrity Book Club... more

04 Jan 2023 · 56 minutes
Ep. 247 True Biz by Sara Nović -- The Stacks Book Club (Greta Johnsen)

For our final book club pick of 2022, Greta Johnsen is back to discuss True Biz by Sara Nović, a... more

28 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Ep. 246 The Best Books of 2022 with Andrew Limbong

NPR Arts Desk reporter and Book of the Day podcast host Andrew Limbong joins The Stacks to count down his... more

21 Dec 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 245 The Worst Moments of His Life with Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa

Washington Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa join The Stacks to discuss their book His Name Is George Floyd:... more

14 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Ep. 244 Relentlessly Positive with Greta Johnsen

Today we're joined by Greta Johnsen, host and producer of the Nerdette podcast from WBEZ Chicago, at host of HBO's... more

07 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 243 Prison by Any Other Name by Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law -- The Stacks Book Club (Mariame Kaba)

Today anti-violence activist and author Mariame Kaba returns to discuss Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular... more

30 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ep. 242 Lurching from Disaster to Disaster with Steven W. Thrasher

Journalist and academic Steven W. Thrasher joins the show to discuss his eye-opening new book The Viral Underclass: The Human... more

23 Nov 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 241 Names on Top of Names on Top of Names with Jonathan Abrams

Today Jonathan Abrams joins The Stacks to discuss his third book The Come Up: An Oral History of the Rise... more

16 Nov 2022 · 55 minutes
Ep. 240 Hold the Powers that Be Accountable with Jemele Hill

Renowned sports journalist Jemele Hill joins the show to discuss her powerful new book Uphill: A Memoir. We talk about... more

09 Nov 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 239 The Purpose of a System Is What It Does with Mariame Kaba

Today we welcome Mariame Kaba - activist and author of the book We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist... more

02 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ep. 238 Fairest by Meredith Talusan -- The Stacks Book Club (Anthony Christian Ocampo)

Today professor and author Anthony Christian Ocampo returns to unpack the memoir Fairest by Meredith Talusan. The book is about... more

26 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Ep. 237 Girl Fear with Kamila Shamsie

Today we welcome Pakistani-British writer Kamila Shamsie, author of the new novel Best of Friends and past The Stacks Book... more

19 Oct 2022 · 50 minutes
Ep. 236 I Thought I Was the Problem with Brandon Kyle Goodman

Actor, activist and Traci's very dear college friend Brandon Kyle Goodman joins The Stacks to talk about their new book... more

12 Oct 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 235 Filipinx Literary Renaissance with Anthony Christian Ocampo

This episode, we speak with Anthony Christian Ocampo, Ph.D - sociology professor and author of Brown and Gay in LA:... more

05 Oct 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 234 The Trees by Percival Everett -- The Stacks Book Club (Lisa Lucas)

Today, publisher Lisa Lucas returns to help us break down the 2021 crime novel The Trees by Percival Everett. In... more

28 Sep 2022 · 55 minutes
Ep. 233 A Grieving Apocalyptic Historian with Saeed Jones

Today we speak with Saeed Jones - award-winning author of the new poetry collection Alive at the End of the... more

21 Sep 2022 · 57 minutes
Ep. 232 What Should the Rules Be with Andrea Elliott

Andrea Elliott joins us to discuss her investigative reporting career and her Pulitzer Prize winning book Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival... more

14 Sep 2022 · 1 hour,
Ep. 231 At the End of Every Day There's a Book with Lisa Lucas

Lisa Lucas, Senior Vice President at Pantheon and Schocken, is our first ever book publisher to join the podcast. We... more

07 Sep 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 230 How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee -- The Stacks Book Club (Ingrid Rojas Contreras)

Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras joins us again to talk about our book club selection How to Write An Autobiographical Novel... more

31 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 229 Destabilizing Whiteness with Mohsin Hamid

Award-winning novelist Mohsin Hamid joins this episode of The Stacks to talk about his newest book The Last White Man.... more

24 Aug 2022 · 55 minutes
Ep. 228 Grief is Love with Marisa Renee Lee

Today we're joined by entrepreneur and author Marisa Renee Lee, whose book Grief is Love: Living with Loss offers a... more

17 Aug 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 227 Funny but Not F*cking Around with W. Kamau Bell and Kate Schatz

Emmy Award winner W. Kamau Bell and bestselling author Kate Schatz visit The Stacks to discuss their joint effort Do... more

10 Aug 2022 · 59 minutes
Ep. 226 A Literal Relationship with the Past with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

We're joined today by novelist and essayist Ingrid Rojas Contreras, whose new book The Man Who Could Move Clouds combines... more

03 Aug 2022 · 55 minutes
Ep. 225 Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih--The Stacks Book Club (Elamin Abdelmahmoud)

It's The Stacks Book Club day, and we're discussing the classic Sudanese novel, Season of Migration to the North by... more

27 Jul 2022 · 52 minutes
Ep. 224 Writing with Duende with Erika L. Sánchez

Poet and author Erika L. Sánchez joins The Stacks to discuss Crying in the Bathroom, her new memoir about growing... more

20 Jul 2022 · 50 minutes
Ep. 223 Our Existence as Protest with Caleb Gayle

Today we speak with journalist and professor Caleb Gayle about his new book We Refuse to Forget: A True Story... more

13 Jul 2022 · 57 minutes
Ep. 222 Living in Between with Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Our guest for this episode is Elamin Abdelmahmoud - political and cultural commentator, Buzzfeed News senior culture writer and author... more

06 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 221 White Negroes by Lauren Michele Jackson -- The Stacks Book Club (David Dennis Jr.)

Journalist and author, David Dennis Jr. returns to discuss our June Book Club pick White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in... more

29 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Ep. 220 Spread Love It's the Brooklyn Way with Justin Tinsley

Today we're joined by Justin Tinsley, senior culture writer at ESPN’s Andscape and author of the new book It Was... more

22 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ep. 219 Genre Redlining with Leila Mottley

This episode we talk with Oakland native and 2018 youth poet laureate Leila Mottley about writing her debut novel Nightcrawling... more

15 Jun 2022 · 54 minutes
Ep. 218 Hungry for History with Michael Eric Dyson

Today we speak with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson - academic, minister and author - about his new book Unequal: A... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 217 Surviving in the Face of Death with David Dennis Jr.

This episode we hear from cultural critic David Dennis, Jr - Senior Writer at ESPN’s Andscape and author of the... more

01 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 216 Shine Bright by Danyel Smith - The Stacks Book Club (Novena Carmel)

It's The Stacks Book Club Day! Novena Carmel, musician and cohost of KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic, joins us again to... more

25 May 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ep. 215 It's Kind of Wonderful, but it's Kind of Awful with Danyel Smith

Today we're joined by Danyel Smith, author of this month's book club pick, Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of... more

18 May 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 214 How You Look and How You Feel Have to Meet with Van Lathan Jr.

This week, we speak with Van Lathan Jr., prolific podcaster, Oscar winning producer, and author of the new memoir Fat,... more

11 May 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 213 Curating a Vibe with Novena Carmel

Today we're joined by musician and DJ Novena Carmel, cohost of KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. We get into our childhood... more

04 May 2022 · 54 minutes
Ep. 212 Doppelgangbanger by Cortney Lamar Charleston - The Stacks Book Club (Nate Marshall)

We welcome back Nate Marshall today to discuss Cortney Lamar Charleston's poetry collection Doppelgangbanger, which grapples with the tensions that... more

27 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ep. 211 A Radical Shift with Julie Otsuka

Today we're speaking with Julie Otsuka, whose nationally-bestselling novel The Swimmers explores what happens to a group of obsessed recreational... more

20 Apr 2022 · 53 minutes
Ep. 210 A Warm Hug with Danny Pellegrino

Today we're joined by the delightful Danny Pellegrino, author of How Do I Un-Remember This?: Unfortunately True Stories, a collection... more

13 Apr 2022 · 51 minutes
Ep. 209 A Poem is About Wonder with Nate Marshall

In this episode we speak with the lauded writer, educator and MC Nate Marshall, whose latest poetry collection Finna was... more

06 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ep. 208 A Mercy by Toni Morrison -- The Stacks Book Club (Imani Perry)

Today on The Stacks Book Club we speak again with Imani Perry, author of the New York Times bestselling South... more

30 Mar 2022 · 58 minutes
Ep. 207 Breaking Through the Black/White Binary with Julissa Arce

Today we're joined by Julissa Arce, author, and education and immigration activist. On this episode we have a conversation around... more

23 Mar 2022 · 51 minutes
Ep. 206 Who Are You Loving When You Write with Destiny O. Birdsong

Our guest today is author and poet Destiny O. Birdsong. Destiny's debut novel, Nobody's Magic, is about three Black women... more

16 Mar 2022 · 53 minutes
Ep. 205 Finding Ways to Heal with Stephanie Foo

Stephanie Foo is a writer and radio producer, most recently on This American Life, and she is the author of... more

09 Mar 2022 · 52 minutes
Ep. 204 A Journey South with Imani Perry

Imani Perry is the author of seven books including her latest, the New York Times bestselling, South to America: A... more

02 Mar 2022 · 55 minutes
Ep. 203 I Live a Life Like Yours by Jan Grue -- The Stacks Book Club (Tessa Miller)

Today for The Stacks Book Club we're discussing I Live a Life Like Yours, a memoir by Jan Grue, which... more

23 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Ep. 202 Even the Bachelorette Gets Insecure with Rachel Lindsay

Our guest today is Rachel Lindsay, the first Black Bachelorette and author of Miss Me with That: Hot Takes, Tidbits,... more

16 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Day 5 -- Banned Books in The Stacks with Kiese Laymon

In light of the recent wave of book bannings taking place across The United of States, The Stacks is spending... more

11 Feb 2022 · 54 minutes
Day 4 -- Banned Books in The Stacks with Timya Wright and Azar Nafisi

In light of the recent wave of book bannings taking place across The United of States, The Stacks is spending... more

10 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
Day 3 -- Banned Books in The Stacks with Ghazala Hashmi and Hannah Oliver Depp

In light of the recent wave of book bannings taking place across The United of States, The Stacks is spending... more

09 Feb 2022 · 46 minutes
Day 2 -- Banned Books in The Stacks with Alison Bechdel and Kelsey Reynolds

In light of the recent wave of book bannings taking place across The United of States, The Stacks is spending... more

08 Feb 2022 · 54 minutes
Day 1 -- Banned Books in The Stacks with Katrina Stokes and Thursday Williams

In light of the recent wave of book bannings taking place across The United of States, The Stacks is spending... more

07 Feb 2022 · 49 minutes
Ep. 201 The Language of Chronic Illness with Tessa Miller

Today we are joined by Tessa Miller, and author and journalist whose work focuses on chronic illness, disability, and health... more

02 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ep. 200 Passing by Nella Larsen -- The Stacks Book Club (Cree Myles)

Today on The Stacks Book Club we're discussing Nella Larsen's 1929 classic novel Passing. We're joined again by Cree Myles,... more

26 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ep. 199 A Tapestry of Microaggressions with Kendra James

Today we're joined by Kendra James; writer, podcast producer, and editor, to discuss her debut book, Admissions: A Memoir of... more

19 Jan 2022 · 1 hour,
Ep. 198 We'll Be Okay with Jason Reynolds

This week we've got a repeat guest, the unmatched talent that is, Jason Reynolds. We're talking about his new book,... more

12 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ep. 197 All Ways Black, Always with Cree Myles

Today we're joined by Cree Myles, the creative force behind Penguin Random Houses' All Ways Black, a platform that is... more

05 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 196 A Little Devil in America by Hanif Abdurraqib -- The Stacks Book Club (Andrew Ti)

It's time for our final episode of The Stacks Book Club of the year, and we're taking on a favorite... more

29 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Ep. 195 The Best Books of 2021 with Lupita Aquino and Morgan Hoit

It's time for The Stacks' annual Best Books of 2021 episode. To help put together this list, we're joined by... more

22 Dec 2021 · 1 hour,
Ep. 194 How We Understand Loneliness with Kristen Radtke

Kristen Radkte is the author of Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness, a work of graphic nonfiction that uses... more

15 Dec 2021 · 45 minutes
Ep. 193 Betting on the Kids with Angelina Jolie and Tokata Iron Eyes

Angelina Jolie, actor-director-humanitarian, and Indigenous activist Tokata Iron Eyes join Traci to discuss Jolie's book Know Your Rights an Claim Them:... more

08 Dec 2021 · 54 minutes
Ep. 192 Yo, Is This Racist with Andrew Ti

Andrew Ti is the creator and co-host of the Yo, Is This Racist podcast, and a comedy and TV writer.... more

01 Dec 2021 · 58 minutes
Ep. 191 Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison -- The Stacks Book Club (Dawnie Walton)

It is time for our annual Toni Morrison episode of The Stacks as part of The Stacks Book Club. We... more

24 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ep. 190 Getting Cultish with Amanda Montell

On this episode we are joined by author, linguist, and podcast host Amanda Montell. Amanda is the author of Cultish:... more

17 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 189 Embracing Rage with Myisha Cherry

Our guest today is Dr. Myisha Cherry, a philosopher, professor, and author, whose work focuses on emotions and attitudes in... more

10 Nov 2021 · 56 minutes
Ep. 188 Creating an Icon with Dawnie Walton

Our guest today is journalist and editor Dawnie Walton, she is the debut author behind one of this year's most... more

03 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 187 Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan -- The Stacks Book Club (Nichole Perkins)

The last week of the month means it's time for The Stacks Book Club. This month we're joined again by... more

27 Oct 2021 · 59 minutes
Ep. 186 We Need Better Voices with Danté Stewart

Today we are joined by debut author and minster, Danté Stewart to discuss his book, Shoutin' in the Fire: An... more

20 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 185 Abolition for the People with Bree Newsome Bass Kiese Laymon

Today we're discussing Abolition for the People: The Movement for a Future Without Policing and Prisons, an anthology edited by... more

13 Oct 2021 · 1 hour,
Ep. 184 The Desire Advocate Is In with Nichole Perkins

We're joined today by cultural critic, poet, podcaster, and author Nichole Perkins. Her new book, Sometimes I Trip on How... more

06 Oct 2021 · 56 minutes
Ep. 183 Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson -- The Stacks Book Club (Derecka Purnell)

Today on The Stacks we discuss the book that inspired this podcast, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising... more

29 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Ep. 182 Athletes and Activism with Dave Zirin

Today we're joined by sportswriter, journalist, and podcaster Dave Zirin to discuss his new book The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a... more

22 Sep 2021 · 1 hour,
Ep. 181 We Don't Have to Agree with Jill Louise Busby

Jill Louise Busby is an writer, filmmaker, and the person behind the now defunct "Jill is Black" account on Instagram.... more

15 Sep 2021 · 59 minutes
Ep. 180 Fifty Years After Attica with Heather Ann Thompson

Today we are joined by Pulitzer Prize winning author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971... more

08 Sep 2021 · 57 minutes
Ep. 179 Imagining Better with Derecka Purnell

Our guest today is lawyer, writer, activist, organizer, and author Derecka Purnell. Derecka joins us to discuss her forthcoming debut... more

01 Sep 2021 · 58 minutes
Ep. 178 Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi -- The Stacks Book Club (Juliet Litman)

It is The Stacks Book Club day, and we are discussing Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi. To help... more

25 Aug 2021 · 50 minutes
Ep. 177 Defining the American Dream with Roger Bennett

If you’re in America and you love soccer, you know and love today’s guest, Roger “Rog” Bennett, the co-host of... more

18 Aug 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Ep. 176 Leaving a Record of History with Adam Serwer

Today we welcome Adam Serwer to the podcast. Adam is a staff writer at The Atlantic and the author of... more

11 Aug 2021 · 59 minutes
Ep. 175 Chatty Books with Juliet Litman

Our guest today is Juliet Litman. Juliet is the host of the podcasts Bachelor Party and Jam Session on The... more

04 Aug 2021 · 1 hour,
Ep. 174 The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui -- The Stacks Book Club (Mira Jacob)

It’s The Stacks Book Club day and we’re discussing our first ever graphic memoir on the show. The book is... more

28 Jul 2021 · 1 hour,
Ep. 173 Living with Less with Christine Platt

Today we welcome author and decluttering expert Christine Platt, also known as The Afrominimalist. We talk today about Christine’s latest... more

21 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 172 The Art vs. The Artist with Quentin Tarantino

Our guest today is Academy Award winning screenwriter and director Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained). He joins us to... more

14 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ep. 171 Trusting in Optimism with Mira Jacob

Mira Jacob is a cultural critics and the author and illustrator of the graphic memoir, Good Talk. Today we talk... more

07 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ep. 170 The Undying by Anne Boyer -- The Stacks Book Club (Mychal Denzel Smith)

It’s time for another installment of The Stacks Book Club. This month we’re discussing The Undying: A Meditation on Modern... more

30 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Ep. 169 Defining Love for Ourselves with Ashley C. Ford

Ashley C. Ford is a host, podcaster, writer, and now author. Her debut book, Somebody’s Daughter, was an instant New... more

23 Jun 2021 · 57 minutes
Ep. 168 Embodying History with Clint Smith

Today we are joined by Clint Smith author of How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of... more

16 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Ep. 167 Disrupting the Systems that Cage Us with Marlon Peterson

Today we are joined by author and activist Marlon Peterson. His book Bird Uncaged: An Abolitionist’s Freedom Song is out... more

09 Jun 2021 · 57 minutes
Ep. 166 Who Do We Want to Be with Mychal Denzel Smith

Our guest this week is Mychal Denzel Smith, the author of one of Traci’s favorite books from 2020, Stakes is... more

02 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Ep. 165 Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy -- The Stacks Book Club (Jenny Lee)

Today is The Stacks Book Club day and we’re finally discussing Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy with author Jenny Lee.... more

26 May 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Ep. 164 Breaking a Story with Patrick Radden Keefe

Our guest today is staff writer at The New Yorker, and award winning author Patrick Radden Keefe. We talk about... more

19 May 2021 · 54 minutes
Ep. 163 Pushing the Boundaries of Understanding with Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Today we're joined by Chanda Prescod Weinstein, a theoretical physicist specializing in early universe cosmology. She is the author of... more

12 May 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 162 Adapting a Classic with Jenny Lee

Today on The Stacks we’re talking with TV writer and author Jenny Lee. Jenny is the author of Anna K... more

05 May 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Ep. 161 The Tradition by Jericho Brown -- The Stacks Book Club (Reginald Dwayne Betts)

On today's episode of The Stacks we're talking with poet, lawyer, and activist, Reginald Dwayne Betts about The Tradition by... more

28 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Ep. 160 Black People Doing Spectacular Things with Hanif Abdurraqib

On this week's episode we're joined by Hanif Abdurraqib. Hanif is an author, poet, music and cultural critic, and the... more

21 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Ep. 159 Surviving the White Gaze with Rebecca Carroll

Our guest today Rebecca Carroll. Rebecca is a writer, cultural critic, and podcaster. She is the author of multiple books... more

14 Apr 2021 · 56 minutes
Ep. 158 Reaching for Answers with Reginald Dwayne Betts

On today's episode we talk with poet, author, activist, and attorney Reginald Dwayne Betts (Felon). In the conversation we explore... more

07 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Ep. 157 Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh -- The Stacks Book Club (Nic Stone)

It's time for The Stacks Book Club conversation about our March pick, 2020 National Book Award Finalist, Every Body Looking... more

31 Mar 2021 · 52 minutes
Ep. 156 Pursuing a Passion with Brandon Hobson

Brandon Hobson is a National Book Award Finalist, and the author of a brand new novel called The Removed. The... more

24 Mar 2021 · 45 minutes
Ep. 155 The Art of the Crush with Mary H.K. Choi

Today on the podcast we talk with young adult author Mary H.K. Choi about her newest book, Yolk. Mary shares... more

17 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Ep. 154 Representation in Kink with R.O. Kwon & Garth Greenwell

Today we're talking with R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell, the editors of Kink a new short story anthology all about...well,... more

10 Mar 2021 · 49 minutes
Ep. 153 Breaking Down Standards with Nic Stone

Today we welcome author Nic Stone to the podcast. Nic is best known as the Young Adult and Middle Grade... more

03 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Ep. 152 The New Wilderness by Diane Cook -- The Stacks Book Club (Vann Newkirk)

It's The Stacks Book Club day and we're discussing The New Wilderness by Diane Cook with senior editor at The... more

24 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Ep. 151 Truth and Satire with Mateo Askaripour

Our guest today is Mateo Askaripour, the debut author of Black Buck which is a New York Times Bestseller. We... more

17 Feb 2021 · 54 minutes
Ep. 150 An Invitation to History with Keisha N. Blain

Today our guest is author and historian Dr. Keisha N Blain. Keisha, along with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, edited the... more

10 Feb 2021 · 57 minutes
Ep. 149 A Bias Toward Justice with Vann Newkirk

Our guest today is journalist and senior editor at The Atlantic, Vann Newkirk. Vann is also the host of the... more

03 Feb 2021 · 55 minutes
Ep. 148 The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans -- The Stacks Book Club (Deesha Philyaw)

It's The Stacks Book Club day! On today's episode we are joined again by author Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives... more

27 Jan 2021 · 54 minutes
Ep. 147 Crafting a Collection with Danielle Evans

Our guest today is Danielle Evans, author of The Stacks January Book Club selection, The Office of Historical Corrections. We... more

20 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
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Today our guest is author and historian Dr. Keisha N Blain. Keisha, along with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, edited the brand new... more