Dewey Decibel Podcast: Looking Back

Episode Nine revisits some of American Libraries' favorite past interviews

January 4, 2017

In this special episode of the Dewey Decibel podcast, American Libraries regifts to you a series of short interviews with noteworthy people who have spoken with us over the years. Each featured luminary discusses the impact of libraries on his or her life.

You’ll hear clips from Khaled Hosseini (author of The Kite Runner); Alexander McCall Smith (creator of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series); game designer and writer Jane McGonigal; public speaker Jennifer Kahnweiler; Lois Lowry (author of The Giver); Nick Offerman (from TV’s Parks and Recreation); author, curator, and university professor Sarah Lewis; writer and This American Life regular Sarah Vowell; and Margaret Atwood (author of The Handmaid’s Tale).

See the interviews in full at

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