The Career of Paul Costello, Book Show

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After leading the Vermont Council on Rural Development for 21 years, Paul Costello is retiring this month. We’ll hear from Paul as he reflects on his more than two decades in charge. Then, we’ll open up the phone lines for a while. Our last hour of the show is our very popular Book Show with Claire Benedict of Bear Pond Books in Montpelier and Amy Olsen of Hyde Park’s Lanpher Memorial Library. Be ready to share some of your favorite reads. 

Recommended books from The Book Show:
· The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country, by Helen Russell
· What it’s Like to Be a Bird, by David Allen Sibley
· Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants, by George W. Bush
· The Other Black Girl, by Zakiya Delila Harris
· Thursday Murder Club, by Richard Osman
· The Last Chance Library, by Freya Sampson
· We Begin at the End, by Chris Whitaker
· Five Midnights, by Ann Davila Cardinal
· Amber and Clay, by Laura Amy Schlitz
· Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott, by Joyce Scott, with Brie Spangler and Melissa Sweet; art by Melissa Sweet
North by Brad Kessler (not coming out until October)
Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder
The Book of Form an Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki (coming out in a week)
The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
All’s Well by Mona Awad
True Story by Kate Reed Petty
“The Madness of Crowds” by Louise Penny
“Embassy Wife” by Katie Crouch
“A Distant Grave” by Sarah Stweart Taylor (Maggie D’Arcy series)
“Mianus Village” Jack T. Scully
“Officer Clemmons: A Memoir” by Dr. Francois Clemmons
“Stalingrad” by Antony Beevor
“High Noon: The Hollywood Black List and the Making of an American Classic” by Glenn Frankel
“The Weight of Snow” by Christian Guay-Poliquin
“Pearl Harbor”
“Code Girls” by Liza Mundy
“A Promised Land” by Barack Obama
“How the World is Passed” by Clint Smith
The Thursday Murder Club books by Richard Osman
“A Short Walk on a Long Trail” by Dennis and Jane Blanchard
“Walking Home” by Celia Ryker


Audiobooks:
Sooley, by John Grisham
How to Find Your Way in the Dark, by Derek B. Miller
Stargazer, by Ann Hillerman
“George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution” by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

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