Book Hoarders Anonymous, Episode 31

“American Pie and the Apocalypse”

In this episode, Shannon and Erin discuss two homework assignments. First, they discuss Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury followed later by To Kill A Mockingbirdby Harper Lee.

Shannon’s Reading List
Hearts In Atlantis by Stephen King
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Little Women and Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
Storyteller: The Aughorized Biography of Roald Dahl by Donal Sturrock

Erin’s Reading List
Why People Believe Weird Things by Michael Shermer and Stephen J. Gould
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
The Butter Did It by Phyllis Richman
All Who Go Do Not Return by Shulem Deen

In The News
Sir Terry Pratchett, Renowned Fantasy Author, Dies Age 66
Petition Asks Death To Bring Sir Terry Pratchett Back
Various interviews with Terry Pratchett RN:
There’s No Wrong Place To Start Reading Pratchett
Apple Opens Up To Praise New Book on Steve Jobs, and Criticize An Old One
DC’s Batgirl Triggers Unlikely Furor Over Sexism
Harper Lee’s Condition Debated by Friends, Family, and now State of Alabama
Alabama Closes Harper Lee Elder Abuse Investigation

Other Items Mentioned
The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
The Machineries of Joy by Ray Bradbury
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King
Dramas by The Mind’s Eye Radio Company

Next Month’s Homework
Next month we’ll be reading Good Omens by Neil Giman and Terry Pratchett (Amazon)  which is also available on

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