Maggie Reads

My Mission...Not Impossible...Make Mississippi Read!

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Oh, My Aching Back!

Saturday Oct 04, 2008

Saturday Oct 04, 2008

 
 
Can the new Amazon Kindle be the answer to textbook weight woes?
Booktalk written and performed by Maggie Moran!

Wild Trees

Friday Sep 26, 2008

Friday Sep 26, 2008

 Just on a dare three college students climb a giant redwood and discover a whole ecosystem unknown to man!
 Booktalk written and performed by Maggie Moran.

Mississippi Autobiographies

Sunday Sep 21, 2008

Sunday Sep 21, 2008

  Mississippi autobiographies mentioned:
  Richard Wright's Black Boy
  Mildred Topp's Smile Please
  Eudora Welty's One Writer's Beginnings
  Anne Moody's Coming of Age in Mississippi
  Edward Cohen's The Peddler’s Grandson
  Kevin Sessums' Mississippi Sissy
  Booktalk written and performed by Maggie Moran.

The Botany of Desire

Sunday Sep 07, 2008

Sunday Sep 07, 2008

  Why are we attracted to certain plants?  Michael Pollan explains, through four different examples (apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato), mankind is swayed by sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control.
Booktalk written and performed by Maggie Moran.

Confederates in the Attic

Saturday Sep 06, 2008

Saturday Sep 06, 2008

The NWCC Reading Round Table met Aug 26, 2008 to discuss this book.  A lot of thoughts hit the room, and many found it hard to be silent.  Good Stuff!  This is not an audio of the meeting, but rather a booktalk to encourage participants to read.  This article appeared in the papers 2 weeks before we met.
 Booktalk written and performed by Maggie Moran.

Mudbound

Wednesday Sep 03, 2008

Wednesday Sep 03, 2008


 
 The perfect book in which to anchor The Southern Reading Challenge of 2008!
Book Talk written and performed by Maggie Moran.

Jimmy's Stars

Wednesday Sep 03, 2008

Wednesday Sep 03, 2008

 
 
New young adult (YA) fiction for 2008!
Book Talk written and performed by Maggie Moran.

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