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 this podcast, after months of reporting on the fall of book reviewing, Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart finds cause for celebration in two new endeavors that promise to actually expand book cove rage.
In this edition of Thinking Out Loud, Joan starts the ball rolling by reflecting that she still views the start of the new school year as the start of her new year, with thoughts of what she wants to learn and what she wants to achieve.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s resident reader Michael Cart reports on a brace of new books he’s recently read, including actor and screenwriter Albert Brooks’ terrific new novel and Jennifer Eagen’s Pulitzer Prize winner "A Visit from the Goon Squad."
In this podcast, Michael Cart, Infopeople’s book guy, talks about the new literary phenomenon called “crossover books,” which – in part, at least – refers to adult books of interest to young adult readers. To find out what else have a listen.
In this edition of Thinking Out Loud, George and Joan suggest that librarians devote less of their energy to formatting the “right” answers when writing requests for proposals (or requests for information) and more care and thought to asking the right questions.