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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! 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.

May 4, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Literary Theory & Literary Criticism! We discuss what literature even is, books we haven’t read, preconceived notions, and much more!

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In this episode

Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ Edwards

Things We Read (or tried to…)

Other Media We Mentioned

Links, Articles, and Things

20 Literary Theory Books by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) Authors

Every month Book Club for Masochists: A Readers’ Advisory Podcasts chooses a genre at random and we read and discuss books from that genre. We also put together book lists for each episode/genre that feature works by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) authors. All of the lists can be found here.

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Join us again on Tuesday, May 18th, we’ll be talking about Books We Did Not Finish!

Then on Tuesday, June 1st we’ll be discussing the genre of Crime Fiction!