Infopeople produces original podcasts from George and Joan (George Needham and Joan Frye Williams), Michaal Cart, and other presenters. Topics range from book and graphic novel reviews to the future of libraries.
In George and Joan's latest podcast, George and Joan talk about a recent experience they enjoyed at the recent ALA conference: meeting the Shanachies of the library world, and hearing about their amazing tour of libraries across America (and if you hear envy in their voices, you'd be right!).
What is it about poetry and kids? They hate to read it but they love to write it. What's up with that? In In this podcast, Infopeople's book maven Michael Cart muses about that and other pressing issues relating to that craft and sullen art...
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In his latest podcast, Infopeople's book guy Michael Cart reports on a strangely subdued 2009 Book Expo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show and convention. And he offers some speculative (and not altogether sanguine) thoughts on the future of the book biz.
In their latest podcast, George and Joan look at the world of newspapers. Circulation is down all over, and many papers are moving to online-only editions. How does this relate to libraries, and what lessons can libraries learn from the decline (and sometimes fall) of print newspapers?
In this podcast, Infopeople's resident book guy Michael Cart reviews the definitive new biography of John Cheever by Blake Bailey and talks about the life, times, and works of Cheever, truly an American master.