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On Open Stacks, we bring you conversations with scholars, poets, novelists and activists on books that surprise challenge delight and impress. Here, as in our stores, the most seasoned of readers can once again feel a sense of wonder in discovering a book.
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Now displaying: July, 2017
Jul 30, 2017

Doctor and activist Dr. David Ansell discusses "The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills." Journalist Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal discusses "An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back."

Open Stacks is the Official Podcast of the Seminary Co-operative Bookstores. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani Jackson.

Jul 23, 2017

Lee Dugatkin tells the tale of a ground-breaking fox domestication experiment in Siberia. John Hausdoerffer & Gavin Van Horn discuss the future of wildness and the problem with the word "wilderness." Caryl Yasko discusses her famous Hyde Park mural.

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-operative Bookstores. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani Jackson.

Jul 16, 2017

Essayist Laura Kipnis discusses her latest book "Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus" touching on professor-student relationships and trigger warnings. Sociologist Lisa Wade discusses campus hook-up culture and her book "American Hookup."

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-op Bookstores. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen.

Jul 10, 2017

Philosopher Bart Schultz discusses "The Happiness Philosophers" which explores the ideas and the eccentric lives of the great Utilitarians. Kate Hennessy gives an inside look into the family life of her grandmother, famed Catholic activist Dorothy Day.

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-op Bookstores. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani Jackson.

 

 

Jul 3, 2017

China Mieville reads from his latest book "October" and discusses the haunting legacy of the Russian Revolution. Editors Norma Field and Heather Bowen-Struyk read from their anthology of Japanese proletarian writings "For Dignity, Justice and Revolution". Plus, University of Chicago Professor Robert Bird reads and discusses Vladimir Mayakovsky's poem "Our March".

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-op Bookstores. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani Jackson. 

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