Thanks for joining us! This month we are discussing Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff

Welcome dear readers, you are listening to Time to Read, a Winnipeg Public Library podcast book club.  We are recording today from various locations around Winnipeg, all within Treaty One Territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, Cree and Dakota as well as the birthplace of the Métis Nation and the heart of the Métis Homeland. Our drinking water comes from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in Treaty Three territory.

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

The Diversity of Horror Blog Post from WPL’s Readers’ Salon

The Horror at Red Hook by H.P. Lovecraft

Lovecraft Country on HBO

Dirty Laundry parody video from the Toronto Global News Team (1985)

TELL US ABOUT ANOTHER BOOK I MIGHT LIKE

Toby: The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole

Trevor: The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor Lavalle

Dennis: The Complete Works of H.P. Lovecraft

NERD WORDS FOR WORD NERDS

Trevor: desi pizza

Toby: woke

Dennis: dirty laundry

Next month we will be talking about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Thank you to everyone who read Lovecraft Country with us and for those who left comments on our social media.

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Time to Read is a production of the Winnipeg Public Library. Our panel today included Toby Cygman, Dennis Penner, and Trevor Lockhart.

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