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107: Mary Beth Keane's ASK AGAIN, YES - I Had to Open Another Tin of Book Darts

Updated: Jan 14


In this Unabridged Book Club (#unabridgedpodbookclub) episode, we discuss Mary Beth Keane's Ask Again, Yes, the amazing multigenerational novel examining two families in a planned community. We make connections to Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, John Boyne’s The Heart's Invisible Furies, and Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House, and we thoroughly discuss the intricacies of relationships over time and through generations as they are explored in the novel.





Timeline

Introduction - 00:00 - 01:35

General Discussion - 01:36- 39:48

Our Pairings - 39:50 - 46:15

Classroom Connections - 46:16 - 49:52


Our Pairings

Ashley's pick - Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere

Sara's pick - John Boyne’s The Heart's Invisible Furies

Jen's pick - Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House


Classroom Connections and Other Mentions

Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You

Mira T. Lee's Everything Here Is Beautiful

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

Children's author Kate DiCamillo on the What Should I Read Next? podcast (episode 213)


Give Me One - Favorite Mixed Drink

Sara - Amaretto Sour or Mimosa

Ashley - Negroni

Jen - Margarita


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