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The season of feasts (be they turkey- or Snickers bar-themed) is upon us—and in this fifth episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire most fittingly serves up a smorgasbord of content. Starring Chicago Public Library branch manager Sarah Tansley, Booklist audio editor Heather Booth, and Booklist‘s new editor and publisher, George Kendall, this episode boasts cookbook recs, audiobooks for all ages, and reads of the apocalyptic variety, too. Be sure to check it all out below—and subscribe to Booklist’s Shelf Care on iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app.
In this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire chats with Chicago Public Library branch manager Sarah Tansley about the CODES List: Cookbooks, what makes a cookbook essential, and the best recipe for wings. Then Booklist audio editor Heather Booth shares some kid-friendly audiobooks that parents/chauffeurs will like, too. Finally, Susan Maguire talks to Booklist’s new editor and publisher, George Kendall, about what he’s reading and how he uses his library.
Here’s what we talked about:
The CODES Core List: Cookbooks, 2019
Chicago Public Library Cookbook Club reviews and such
The five categories of cookbooks for libraries:
If you’re interested in volunteering for future CODES List committees, contact RUSA
Catch the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist here; and download the PDF here!
Words on Fire, by Jennifer A. Nielsen and read by Kathleen McInerney
★ Charlotte’s Web, by E. B. White and read by Meryl Streep and a full cast
★ Black Panther: The Young Prince, by Ronald L. Smith and read by Dion Graham
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets behind What You Eat, by Michael Pollan and read by MacLeod Andrews
★ Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Gregory Mone and read by Levar Burton
Fortunately, the Milk, by Neil Gaiman and read by the author
★ Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
★ The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
1984, by George Orwell
★ The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood and illustrated by Reneé Nault
★ The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller
★ The Future of Another Timeline, by Annalee Newitz
★ The Overstory, by Richard Powers
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
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