Episode 059: The Rakess

Time to Read: a podcast book club

Dec 2 2022 • 55 mins

Welcome, fair maidens and handsome gents, to our latest episode where we discuss Scarlett Peckham’s The Rakess.

You are listening to Time to Read, a Winnipeg Public Library podcast book club.  We are recording today from the Millennium Library, located in Treaty One Territory, the home and traditional lands of the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe), Ininew (Cree), and Dakota peoples, and in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.  Our drinking water comes from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, in Treaty Three Territory.

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

The first parachute attempt

John Hetherginton, famous for causing a riot when he debuted the “top hat” in London in 1797

Cornish Pasty Drama!

TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK WE MIGHT LIKE

Toby: Mary and Maria, or The Wrongs of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft

Trevor: Love Between the Covers (a documentary on the romance novel industry, available through WPL on Kanopy)

Dennis: This is how you lose the time war by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Toby: pasty

Trevor: refulgent

Dennis: belly timber

Next month we will be discussing Dawn by Octavia Butler.

Thank you to everyone who read The Rakess with us and for those who left comments on our social media.

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Time to Read is a production of the Winnipeg Public Library. Our panel today included Toby Cygman, Dennis Penner, and Trevor Lockhart.

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