Nerdette Newsletter For Oct. 18, 2019 | WBEZ
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Nerdette Newsletter: A Smorgasbord Of Delight!


Hope you had a good week! Mine has felt like a real whirlwind, but I’m throwing a biscuit party this weekend so I’m pretty excited about that. Homemade lemon curd makes everything better.

This week, John Hodgman’s new book Medallion Status came out, and he told me on twitter that “many” pages are about corgis. (Chicago peeps: I’ll be interviewing Hodgman as part of Chicago Humanities Fest! And speaking of Chicago Humanities, I’ll also be chatting with Madeline Miller about her book Circe, which I thought was the best book of 2018. Find dates on the CHF website!)

Here are links to some of the tidbits I mentioned in this week’s episode:

  • The Nerdette book club!

  • The boat!

  • Alison Roman’s new cookbook, Nothing Fancy!

  • Gretchen McCulloch’s excellent book, Because Internet!

  • And last but not least … that amazing audio from the BBC.

Aright, that’s it for now. Have great weeks! (And if you like what you just read, sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Friday.)

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