reading http://kalw.org en Deep Summer Reading on Philosophy Talk http://kalw.org/post/deep-summer-reading-philosophy-talk <p>What philosophers, philosophies, or philosophical issues would you like to read up on over the summer? John and Ken discuss one of this year's most talked-about books, <em>Capital in the 21st Century</em> by Thomas Piketty, with political scientist Shannon Stimson. They also get summer reading suggestions from author Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, whose new book is <em>Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away</em>, and Yale University philosopher Jason Stanley, author of the forthcoming&nbsp;<em>Why Propaganda Matters</em>. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 44688 at http://kalw.org Deep Summer Reading on Philosophy Talk A library reaches outside its stacks http://kalw.org/post/library-reaches-outside-its-stacks <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you head southeast from the Lakeview Library, way down to the </span>80s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> blocks of International Boulevard, be sure to take a turn at </span>88th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to visit the Elmhurst branch of the Oakland Library. You'll have to look closely—this library is in a small converted house. Elmhurst operates like any other public library: books to check out, computers to use, and a children's program. But it's got a problem: most kids can’t get to it very easily. The Elmhurst branch is trying to fix that.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:44:41 +0000 Alyia Yates 38641 at http://kalw.org A library reaches outside its stacks Today on Your Call: What's on your summer reading list? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-whats-your-summer-reading-list <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-6bcfd539-7d68-e6a7-4d49-746f2c2dd9a6"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 03 Jul 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 29270 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What's on your summer reading list? Your Call's best books of 2012 http://kalw.org/post/your-calls-best-books-2012 <p></p><p>See the full list of recommendations from our bookworld specialists, and from other listeners!</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 20754 at http://kalw.org Your Call's best books of 2012 Today's Your Call: Who controls the future of the book? http://kalw.org/post/todays-your-call-who-controls-future-book <p>On the next Your Call, we&rsquo;ll talk about how e-books are changing the economy of publishing and creating an uncertain future for writers, readers, libraries, and booksellers.&nbsp;&nbsp; Apple and some major publishers are the target of an antitrust suit that could ironically boost Amazon&rsquo;s already dominant position.&nbsp; Meanwhile, librarians struggle to provide access to e-books and independent bookstores are scrambling to get into the e-book business themselves.&nbsp; What&rsquo;s next, and what&rsquo;s best for book-lovers?&nbsp; It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and y Tue, 05 Jun 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 11635 at http://kalw.org Today's Your Call: Who controls the future of the book?