In this podcast, Infopeople’s resident book guy Michael Cart offers some heartfelt thoughts about the importance of teen empathy and its place in the works of YA authors Adam Rapp and Jacqueline Woodson.
What does “hangry” mean and what on earth is a piecaken? Infopeople’s book guy Michael Cart has the answers as he reveals the words of the year, 2015 edition, in this podcast.
What makes a good book review? In this podcast, Infopeople’s book guy, Michael Cart, gives you the lowdown. Using this article from the New York Times Book Review as a jumping off point, Michael talks about his experiences as a critic and book reviewer – and what it takes to be good at both of these endeavors.
In this podcast recorded earlier this past summer, Michael Cart talks about a new biography of Lewis Carroll by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst. Titled The Story of Alice, this new bio looks at the life of Carroll and how he came to write the Alice in Wonderland books. On a completely different tack, he also talks about the continuing phenomenon of author E.L. James and her book, Grey, which retells the 50 Shades of Grey story from the perspective of the male protagonist.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart charts the
evolution of LGBTQ literature for young adults (and talks about the
publication of his own new book).