Hush

The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library's HUSH podcast recommends books, promotes library services, and interviews authors. In 2017, we...
Washburn University professor Miguel Gonzalez-Abellas joins us for a fascinating discussion about a wide variety of books from Latin America.  Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. List...
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Episode 129 - Charles Todd

Hush 55m 17s

Join us for a fascinating interview with bestselling author duo Charles Todd, a mother and son writing team. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encourage to read along ...
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In our latest Reading Around the World Episode, Michelle and Craig join us for a fascinating discussion on books from Africa. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encoura...
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After a long absence Autumn joins us to discuss some of her favorite books set in the American West. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encourage to read along througho...
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Kelli joins us to help you fill in your Asia and Australia title in our Reading Around the World Challenge. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encouraged to read along ...
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Hush Hall of Famer Julie Nelson returns to give us some wonderful recommendations for books set in the British Isles.  Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encourage to r...
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In the latest episode of our Reading Around the World challenge, Professor Ande Davis joins us to talk about Southern literature and some of its prominent books and authors.  Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from...
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Nikki and Becky from the BookBites book discussion group join us to talk about one of this summers 2Book Topeka selections After Tupac and Foster D. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community...
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We were thrilled to be joined by Dr. Vanessa Steinroetter from Washburn University for a fascinating discussion on the books and authors of the Northeastern United States. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from th...
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In this episode we take a break for our Reading Around the World series to talk about the new PBS special The Great American Read.  We go over the list and discuss what we like and dislike about the list, as well as our predictions on what will be named The Great American Read. Every three weeks...
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Chris Blocker returns to the podcast to share his wealth of literary knowledge.  This Reading Around the World episode focuses on Europe, and Chris has a wide range of authors and titles that cover the entire continent. Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, ...
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For the latest in our "Reading Around the World" series we were thrilled to have Liz Rodriguez and Irene Caballero with us to talk about Mexico.  In this episode they discuss books by authors from Mexico as well as other Spanish language authors from all around the world.  Every three weeks in 2...
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McCarter Elementary School students Kivrin, Nicholas, Rachel, and Travis join us to discuss one of our recent 2Book Topeka selections, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library.
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Episode 117 - Ready Player One

Hush 1h 17m 32s

Michelle, Meg, and Sara join us to talk about one of our current 2Book Topeka selections, Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline.   Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encour...
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Our new season of Hush is dedicated to our Reading Around the World challenge.  In our first episode of this new series we start with the Midwest United States. We are starting close to home with this new reading challenge and bringing in a favorite guest, Professor Thomas Fox Averill, to share ...
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Episode 115 - Best Books of 2017

Hush 1h 33m 11s

It's a supersized version of Hush this episode as Kelli, Megan, and Miranda join us to discuss the best books of 2017. http://tscpl.org/books-movies-music/hush-library-podcast  
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As we near the end of our Reading Bingo series, Chris Blocker joins us to give some thoughts and recommendations about the "A Classic" square. Every three weeks, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. In each inte...
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Reading Bingo! with Kelli Smith and Betty Jean Neal who recommend the 2Book Topeka book “The Alienist” by Caleb Carr as your choice for “A Book with a Mystery” square. Every three weeks, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library an...
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Episode 112 - Jay Asher

Hush 34m 25s

Bestselling author Jay Asher joins us to talk about his book Thirteen Reasons Why, being a writer, his new book Piper, and much more. Every three weeks, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. In each interview, th...
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Reading Bingo! with three returning HUSH guests: Julie Nelson, Emily Hopkins and Craig Paschang, who discuss the 2Book Topeka title The Devil in the White City: Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America by Erik Larson and recommend it as your choice for the “A Book Set in the P...
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