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Chatter on Books

Mar 31, 2020

“This country is built by immigrants.”

Week 3 of Covid-19. Unlike anything we’ve ever seen. David and MIchael talk sports knowns and unknowns. Station Eleven sales up (thank you Michael and your virtual book club).  East City Bookshop owner Laurie Gillman breaks down Indies in the time of pandemics (shipping and...

Mar 24, 2020

“He probably should be building respirators right now...”

Social distance means Chatter by Skype. David and Torie debrief impacts on their lives (we’re lucky). Michael Sands of Calvert Woodley cares for staff and customers. Lelia Nebeker of One More Page says it’s a whole new world for indies but they are...

Mar 10, 2020

“Timely and scary”
The team does its covid-19 update: concerned and wash your hands. Michael forgives slacker Torie and discusses virtual book club pick Station Eleven with David. Aspiring golf architect and veteran journalist Tom Rosenstiel talks media, politics, journalism and his Washington thriller Oppo,...

Mar 4, 2020

“Fake it til you make it. Not!”

COB pops up at Georgetown’s McDonough School Of Business.  Michael makes Station Eleven frightenly current. What is it about the snow? Professor Peter Jaworski says it’s okay to pay (for lots of things).  Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner John Carreyrou talks the fraud and conceit...