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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: November, 2017
Nov 26, 2017

This week, we hear from Masha Gessen on 'The Future is History' and Putin's Russia, Julia Alekseyeva on 'Soviet Daughter,' and Franz Nicolay on 'The Humorless Ladies of Border Control' Plus, U. Chicago Professor William Nickell gives a crash course in the Russian Revolution & its legacy.

 

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

Nov 19, 2017

This week, we explore the political side of hunger. Anti-hunger activist Andrew Fisher tells the story of his book "Big Hunger." Then, "Modern Hungers" author and historian Alice Weinreb explores the political uses of hunger in 20th Century Germany.

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

 

Nov 12, 2017

This week we explore the power of community activism in Chicago and beyond. Featuring labor organizer Steve Early, activist and historian L.A. Kauffman, and three women who founded organizations in Chicago: Saadia Shah, Suzanne Sahloul and Page May.

 

Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-op Bookstore. This week's episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani E. Jackson.

Nov 5, 2017

This week, we hear from the current generation of classic Chicago literature. Eve Ewing reads from "Electric Arches," Angela Jackson reads from "Roads, Where There Are No Roads," and Kevin Coval reads from "A People's History of Chicago."

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

 

 

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