By The New York Public Library
The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
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Crystal and Frank are back! They kick off the year with chatting how they spent their holiday break.
Frank and Crystal are joined by 2 great NYPL librarians to help close out 2022!
This week we're revisiting Frank and Crystal's book pick from June: Light From Uncommon Stars. We'll be back next episode with some fabulous guests to cloose out 2022!
Frank and Crystal discuss books, culture, and what to read before they head out for Thanksgiving (which has already happened!).
Our hosts discuss their free read book picks! Frank read We Spread by Iain Reid and Crystal read My Pinup by Hilton Als.
Our hosts discuss this week's book club pick - The Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier.
Frank and Crystal discuss the books they picked off of last episode's theme - The Spice Girls!
Frank and Crystal discuss what they read this week and reveal the theme for next month's read. Be sure to listen to find out what it is so you can reserve a book at your local library!
Frank and Crystal discuss Speak Memory and 2 YA books: The Secret Battle of Evan Pao and The Many Meanings of Meilan!
Frank and Crystal discuss their free read book choices.
Crystal and Frank are back! Join them as they discuss Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi.
Heya! Frank and Crystal are back from their break and ready to dive back into all the great books they've read! Join us as they discuss their free read picks this week.
Join Frank in welcoming his new co-host, Crystal Chen! This week they discuss what they've read the past week, as well as library school, rare books, and ASMR! Don't forget to reserve your copy of next week's book club pick!
Frank and Crystal discuss The Women's House of Detention by Hugh Ryan. Don't forget Frank and Crystal will be taking July off. See you in August!
Crystal and Frank discuss their free reads and pick their next book club read which has a very special tie to NYPL.
Frank and Crystal discuss their book pick: Light From Uncommon Stars!
Our hosts discuss an article Frank read on how social media has affected our society, and Crystal's book pick, Vladimir by Julia May Jones.
Crystal and Frank discuss Till We Have Faces by CS Lewis and how modern writers retell classic ancient myths.
Frank and Crystal discuss what they read this week and reflect on how reading gives them joy.
Frank updates us on his progress in Anna Karenina and Crystal gives us a new book rec!
Frank and Crystal discuss Frank's progress on Anna Karenina and Crystal's reading pick for this week.
Frank and Crystal discuss their book picks this week!
This week Crystal and Frank chat with AJ Muhammad, the Head Reference Librarian in the Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Crystal and Frank set up their virtual rainy-day-in-a-cafe backgrounds and discuss the latest oboks they've read.
Frank and Crystal chat with Julie Golia, the curator of history, social sciences, and government information at NYPL.
Join Crystal and Frank for an in-depth discussion of The Twilight Zone by Nona Fernandez.
Frank and Crystal discuss what they read this week and share their favorite reads of 2021.
Frank and Crystal discuss Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.
This week Crystal and Frank discuss old 90s sitcoms, an article about trauma, and the many fun and light hearted audiobooks Crystal listened to.
Get cozy and join us as Crystal and Frank discuss what 'cozy' books they read!
Frank and Crystal discuss the New York Times article that has been making waves lately: Who is the Bad Art Friend?
Frank and Crystal discuss The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones.
Join Crystal and Frank as they discuss what they read on their free read episode!
Frank and Crystal discuss the books they picked for the mash up of 'pick whatever book you want on a theme' book club episode!
Welcome to another episode of The Librarian Is In! Frank and Crystal chose their own books this week. Sit back and listen in while they discuss their books, Doris Day, Debbie Reynolds and...survival horror?
Welcome to another episode of The Librarian Is In! Last episode Frank surprised Crystal by picking this month's book club pick! Take a listen to hear what they thought!
Join Crystal and Frank this week as they discuss their free read book picks!
This week Crystal and Frank broke with their track record of very serious novels to read a fun memoir by the well known and VERY glamorous Mariah Carey.
Join Crystal and Frank as they discuss what they read this week!
To help celebrate Pride month, Frank and Crystal chose Memorial by Bryan Washington from the Recent LGBTQ Reads From Both Familiar and Fresh Voices list!
Frank and Crystal discuss what they read this week - with possibly a coincidental military theme?
Frank and Crystal discuss this month's book club pick: Insurrecto by Gina Apostol.
Crystal and Frank discuss All Quiet on the Western Front as their first book club pick!
Happy New Episode Day! You know how we can tell things are slowly (so slowly!) returning to normal? New York construction! So much construction! Frank and Rhonda come together for Rhonda's last episode and discuss what they read this week. ...
Join Rhonda and Frank as they discuss this week's book club episode, The Autobiography of Red.
Join Rhonda and Frank as they discuss what they read this week!
Frank and Rhonda talk about the latest book club pick: Hound of the Baskervilles. And they're joined by YA librarian Joe Pascullo who shares some of his YA picks!
Join Rhonda and Frank this week as they discuss what they've read!