Fall—or rather, Autumn—is finally here! With it comes cardigans, superfluous scarves, and pumpkin spice, as well as thinking about what to read in this new season. Listen in to discuss:
- What makes a book an “Autumn book”
- Scarlet and Dave test my knowledge of Canadian geography
- Where the idea from this episode came from
- Pronouncing “Autumn” fancy
- The role of nostalgia in seasonal reading
- Rereads and one-time only books
- Our shared excitement over a new Fredrik Backman book
- How to convince Scarlet’s husband to join us on the show to talk dragons
- What happened to 90 minute movies?
A Few of the Books Mentioned in This Episode
- Canadian History for Dummies by Will Ferguson
- Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
- Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger
- Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby
- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
- Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
- Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
- Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
- The Archer’s Cup by S.D. Smith (preorder direct from the publisher here)
- The Giver by Lois Lowry
- The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
- Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
- Justice League: The Justice/Doom War by Scott Snyder and Jorge Jimenez
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