Talking Book News Bulletin, Summer 2014 in Audio and Text

We hope you enjoy this podcast audio recording of the News Bulletin Summer 2014 (TXT), (PDF), (MP3) [includes Disability News and Automatic Selection Categories].

You can find back issues of the English version of our newsletters here: Back to Newsletters

If you would prefer to read or listen to this newsletter (or past issues) in Spanish click here: Boletín de Noticias Verano de 2014 (RTF) (PDF) (MP3) / Españo Archivo

 

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Talking Book News Bulletin, Spring 2014

We hope you enjoy this podcast audio recording of the Talking Book News Bulletin, Spring 2014. (TXT), (PDF), (MP3)

You can find back issues of the English version of our newsletters here: Back to Newsletters

If you would prefer to read or listen to this newsletter (or past issues) in Spanish click here: Boletín de Noticias Primavera de 2014 (TXT)  (PDF) (MP3) / Españo Archivo

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Texas Talking Books will be closed for these holidays.

Monday, May 26, 2014 – Memorial Day

Of course, you can leave a voicemail message or send e-mail on a holiday.

 

Upcoming Book Club Meeting

All you need to participate in Book Club is a telephone.  Please call 1-800-252-9605 or email tbp.ral@tsl.texas.gov to RSVP.  Dates are subject to change.  You can find the 2014 Book Club titles listed in one of the inserts of this newsletter.

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Central (RSVP by May 1, 2014) Let The Great World Spin DB 70450 by Colum McCann.  New York City, 1974.  Disparate residents–including Philippe Petit, who performs an illegal high-wire walk between the Twin Towers; the judge who hears Petit’s case; and a grieving mother–encounter death, love, and salvation.  Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex.  National Book Award.  2009.

November Book Club Podcast – The Blind Contessa’s New Machine

Author Carey Wallace joined TBP’s Book Club for the November discussion of her book The Blind Contessa’s New Machine.

Host: Reader’s Advisory Librarian, Laura

The transcript for the audio file can be found here: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/sites/default/files/public/tslac/tbp/Blind%20Contessa%20New%20Machine%20Transcript.txt

 

January Book Club Podcast – No End in Sight

Cover image of No End in Sight with a picture of rachael scdoris in a hate, and the silhouette of a racing dog team and musher inthe background.We had a great book club with author and dog sled musher Rachael Scdoris in January.  She joined us for discussion of her book, No End in Sight: Life as a Blind Iditarod Racer.  

You can read the transcript of the discussion (text format) at the following link or click on the play button below to listen to our discussion with the Rachael.

  https://www.tsl.texas.gov/sites/default/files/public/tslac/tbp/ScdorisBookClub-Transcript%20Text.txt

Moonwalking with Einstein – Book Club Podcast

Cover of Moonwalking With Einstein book showing four levels of a building. First level has a dinosaur exiting a door, second level has a monkey and a nurse, third level has a sumo wrestler, and the fourth level has a woman in a bikini on it.

Listen to the Texas Talking Book Program’s first podcast here! It’s an audio recording of our September 2012 Book Club meeting, where author Joshua Foer joined us to talk about his book, Moonwalking with Einstein.  

Host: Reader’s Advisory Librarian, Shannon

 

 

 

The transcript for the audio file can be found here:
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/sites/default/files/public/tslac/tbp/FoerBookClubTranscript%20Text.txt