The podcast that reads to you! Great works by (mostly) women. Commentary. Interviews. Cat sounds.
Chs. 7, 8, 9, and 10 stare deeply into the soul of Chicago, and go elbows-deep into tins of lobster, tubes of pheasant, and Mud!! CW: bridges, intentional weight loss
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 77.65MB - Duration: 56:33 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)
Annnnnd we're back! In this appetizer-sized episode, we're reading Chapters 2 and 3 of By Motor to the Golden Gate by Emily Post. One of these chapters is titled A BREAKDOWN. Spoilers, Emily, GOD.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 30.9MB - Duration: 22:30 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)
Preface and Chapter 1: "It Can't Be Done; And Yet, It Is Perfectly Simple" Emily breezes past the doubt, worry, and outright disbelief of New York society to pack her bags and drive away.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 38.91MB - Duration: 42:30 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
Minisode! Excerpts from a ton of things including our Series 2 runner-up and a little tease for the winner. Also: Memoir! The Theeatah! Cat Noises! This is either the best or the worst possible introduction to the To-Read Pile.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 37.01MB - Duration: 40:26 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
Interview with the charming and hilarious horror expert Tasia Alexopoulos on the ending (book AND show), motherhood, queerness, and so much more. CW: suicide, emotional abuse.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 62.89MB - Duration: 1:08:41 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
The To-Read Pile is produced, hosted, and soundtrackified by Erin Bardua. Looking for info about special guests? That'll be in the episode descriptions.
Series 2's book is By Motor to the Golden Gate by Emily Post.
In Series 1, we read The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.
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