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Now displaying: Category: the lone reader
Feb 13, 2018

Seattle free-lance writer Neiwert looks at the roots of the radical right and its effects on mainstream politics.

Jan 18, 2018

Sheriff Walt Longmire tracks a murderer whose weapon of choice is an archaic buffalo rifle.

Craig Johnson is 2018's "Everett Reads" author. Everett Reads is an annual celebration of authors, books, and reading.

 

Music: "Country Cookin'" by Fender Guitar Player.

Jan 9, 2018

A sourdough bread starter invades the sterile world of a San Francisco computer programmer and becomes a high-level asset coveted by thieves and parasites. A cutting-edge read.

Music is "Evoked Potentials," by Cage Cabarrett.

Courtesy of Internet Archive

Dec 12, 2017

The unimaginable story of legendary Harborview Hospital in Seattle, Northwest regional trauma center and medical facility of last resort.

Nov 14, 2017

Elisabeth Rosenthal diagnoses the sickness at the heart of the U.S. health care system.

Sep 12, 2017

A tragicomic look at the most unfunny place in the world.

Music: North Korean national anthem.

Aug 8, 2017

Two stories here: One of a two-fisted, crack sea captain that bridged the days of sail and steam; and Two, the story of how his lost manuscript was recovered from obscurity.

Jul 12, 2017

Cameron Johnson is the Lone Reader.

Music: "Feeling Dark Behind the Mask," by 700P3D

Jun 6, 2017

Retired Colonel and military historian Andrew Bacevich chronicles American military missteps on the Middle East since 1979.

Music: "Rage and Regrets", by Rude Corps.

May 9, 2017

Wherein an immunotoxicologist reframes humanity to include our microbiotic collaborators.

Music: "Black Rainbow" by Pitx.

Apr 11, 2017

Celebrated biologist E.O. Wilson ruminates upon the fragility of human existence.

Feb 14, 2017

Cameron Johnson is the Lone Reader, of Everett Public Library in Everett, WA.

Music: Klincek stojo pod oblokom, by Tomo Sombolac

Dec 13, 2016

Yunte Huang's biography of the real-life Charlie Chan, aka Chang Apana, , a wiry, bullwhip-wielding ex-cowboy, the scourge of criminals in Honolulu's Chinatown.

Nov 8, 2016

A detailed history of the eruptions of Vesuvius.

Oct 11, 2016

Wigmaker Thomas Paine Kydd is is pressed into Nelson's navy during the Napoleanic wars and painfully (and literally) taught the ropes.

Sep 13, 2016

The Lone Reader talks about Social Insecurity, by James W. Russell.

Aug 9, 2016

Author and football fan Steve Almond questions his own homage to America's secular religion: Football.

 

Music: Ignition, by Collision Process

Jul 19, 2016

The Lone Reader; one librarian talks about the books he reads. The Lone Reader looks at Mill Town, Norman H. Clark's magisterial history of early Everett and of the Everett Massacre. Time: 0:02:36 Size: 2.38 Mb Music: "Powerhouse," by Raymond Scott. Courtesy of Internet Archive. Sound effects, from Freesound: Bench Saw Crosscutting, by Benboncan Metal Saw, by qubodup War, gunfight, shooting, etc., by ylearkisto      

Mar 8, 2016
The Lone Reader; one librarian talks about the books he reads. Told through the voices of band members, roadies, family, and friends, Alan Paul's One Way Out is the story of the rise and fall of an iconic rock band of the sixties, the Allman Brothers Band. Music: A Messy Blues, by Steve Hill Time: 0:02:20 Size: 2.15Mb
Jan 25, 2016
The Lone Reader; one librarian talks about the books he reads. Greenberg's book tells how during the 19th century billions of passenger pigeons were shot, clubbed, burned, crushed, flailed, speared, drowned, and blown up; a species' extinction by wanton human butchery. Music: 1812 Overture, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Time: 0:02:23 Size: 2.19Mb
Jan 25, 2016
The Lone Reader; one librarian talks about the books he reads. The "Ultimate Cheapskate" Jeff Yeager teaches us how to live small, save money and enjoy life to boot! Yeager has turned penny pinching into an art form—Matt Lauer. Music: Black Rainbow, by Pitx. Time: 0:02:14 Size: 2.04Mb
Nov 25, 2015
The Lone Reader; one librarian talks about the books he reads. Through interviews with real Americans, Packer relates the "unwinding" of institutions we have taken for granted: banking government, the courts, and labor unions. The book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2013.   Music: Dance of the Geisha, by Joe Hill. Time: 0:02:25 Size: 1.11Mb
Oct 12, 2015
The Lone Reader; one librarian talks about the books he reads. Part Upstairs Downstairs and part Hotel Babylon, Jacob Tomsky's Heads in Beds spills the beans about how high-end hotels really work. Insider advice leavened with great stories and snarky commentary about guests. managers, clerks, housekeepers and other denizens of this quirky subculture. Music: Blues Jam 2011, by Steve Belong. Time: 0:02:13 Size: 2.12Mb
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