"Penguin Book of the Undead" editor and medieval history expert Scott G. Bruce shares stories of zombies and restless souls. Egyptologist and curator Foy Scalf shares spells from "The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt". Plus, a very spooky What's In the Box with the Co-op's own Jeff & Adam.
Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-op Bookstores. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani E. Jackson.
This week on Open Stacks, we face the future of work, data and technology. First, Ilana Gershon takes on the future of work in the information age, as discussed in her book "Down and Out in the New Economy." Then, Adam Greenfield on "Radical Technologies," which explores the future of technology and data, from smart phones to Bitcoin.
Special thanks to Data & Society for sharing their recording for this episode.
This week, we explore literature that traverses the sacred and profane, with Eileen Myles on "Afterglow (a dog memoir)," Jennifer Scappettone on "The Republic of Exit 43:Outtakes & Scores from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump," and Peter O'Leary on how to be a religious poet.
Open Stacks is the official podcast of the Seminary Co-op Bookstore. This episode was produced by Kit Brennen and Imani E. Jackson.
This week on Open Stacks, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day, with activist and historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, discussing "All the Real Indians Died Off," Virgilio Vicente and Andy Carter discussing "Margarito's Forest" and Ramesh Srinivasan on "Whose Global Village."
This week on Open Stacks, we bring you a celebration of new fall literature, featuring rising star Camille Bordas, author of "How to Behave in a Crowd" and literary sensation Karl Ove Knausgaard, best known for the My Struggle novels, author most recently of "Autumn," a collection of reflective essays. Plus, a smattering of fall literature recommendations from our booksellers.