Listeners' Advisory: The San Diego Public Library Podcast
S3 E2: Shereen Marisol Meraji
In this episode, Bob speaks with Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Professor and former host/producer of the NPR podcast, Codeswitch, Shereen Marisol Meraji. They discuss race and culture reporting, growing up in the Bay Area, and a subject near and dear to both Shereen and Bob, hip hop music.
Shereen's Audiobook Recommendations:
- This Body I Wore: A Memoir - Diana Goetsch
- His Name is George Floyd: One Man's Life in the Struggle for Racial Justice - Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa
- Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of J Dilla, the Hip Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm - Dan Charnas
S3 E1: New Central Turns 10!
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In this Season 3 premier, Bob speaks with Supervising Librarian, Monnee Tong about the 10 year celebration of the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common. They discuss Monnee's history with SDPL, some of the enduring features of the new building, and what we can expect from Central's future. Bob also catches up with Listener's Advisory cohost, Scott about the celebration and what you can do if you're thinking of a belated birthday gift.
- IDEA Lab
- Hervey Family Rare Books Room
- Art Gallery
- Local Author Showcase
- Central Library Concert Series
- Swing Dance Under the Dome
- Globe for All
S3 Bonus Episode: Banned Books Week 2023
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In this bonus episode, Bob conducts several lightning round interviews with his colleagues about their favorite banned books and why they matter. Bob also makes a couple announcements regarding a new service and the upcoming third season of Listeners' Advisory!
- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
- And Tango Makes Three - Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
- What My Mother Doesn't Know - Sonya Sones
- Slaughterhouse-Five, Or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance With Death - Kurt Vonnegut
- We - Yevgeny Zamyatin
- Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
S3 Bonus Episode: Our Favorite Podcasts and Cory Doctorow
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In this Season 3 bonus episode, Bob hangs with Listeners' Advisory Executive Producer, Jennifer Jenkins and podcast cohost, Scott to discuss their favorite podcasts. Scott also speaks with science fiction writer, Cory Doctorow, about his new novel, Red Team Blues.
- Ghost Herd by Anna King
- Borrowed by Brooklyn Public Library
- (Sort of) the Story with Janey and Max
- Stolen: Surviving St. Michael's by Connie Walker
- The Compound and Friends with Josh ‘Downtown’ Brown and Michael Batnick (on YouTube)
- All In Podcast with Chamath Palihapitiya, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks & David Friedberg
- Little Brother
- Other titles at SDPL
- Mysterious Galaxy - Event Cory Doctorow Discussing RED TEAM BLUES