Mark’s Creepy Picks: Lack of Focus?

Is lack of focus getting in the way of your reading? Maybe it is adjustment to the “new normal” or perhaps it is exhaustion from taking on the roles of parent, teacher, and playmate for the kids in your house. I’m right there with you, but there is some content that I’ve been enjoying while…

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Horror Book Recommendations

Cook Library’s own horror aficionados Lindsay and Mark deliver the thrills and chills with some horror book recommendations just in time for Halloween. IN THIS EPISODE The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Blood Sugar by Daniel Kraus The Shining by Stephen King Full Throttle by Joe Hill Through the Woods by Emily Carroll |…

The 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley aficionado Emily Stensloff joins us on the podcast to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein’s publication. We talk about Shelley’s life, her feminist/anarchist upbringing, the differences between Frankenstein the novel and the idea of Frankenstein in popular culture, and why this 1818 book is Emily’s all-time favorite. Check out Frankenstein from the library…