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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading every genre, whether we like them or not! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.

Apr 19, 2016

 Your Hosts This Episode

Anna Ferri | Amanda Wanner | Matthew Murray

We discuss online reading vs book reading (“I just want to read the wiki article”), whether pop science is formulaic, if we read non-fiction to learn explicit facts or provoke thought generally, the impact of blog writing/reading on technology books, our audiobook preferences, anti-narratives (handbooks), edutainment, “There is some fiction in my non-fiction!,” lying by omission, hate reads, and more…

Technology (Non-Fiction) We Read (or kinda):


Other books read

A few more “books” we mentioned
(or that Meghan wanted us to mention since she couldn’t be there)


Check out our Pinterest board of all the Technology (non-fiction) books people in our club read (or tried to read).