Tag: bipoc authors

The Women Behind the Curtain: Uncovering NASA’s Hidden Figures

Our bonus Movie Magic episode of September is here! Our subject is Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures. BBE explores the inspiring story of the black women behind some of NASA’s greatest achievements, and how they defied the odds in 1950s and 1960s America. But which one will win, book or movie?

Cracking the Mayan Code: Debunking Doomsday in The Book of Destiny

Show Notes for Episode 1.19 Check out the episode below! Quick Links from the Episode To learn more about Barrios, here is a brief bio on Mayan Cross. According to Barrios (and others), 2012 was never seen as some kind of apocalypse to the Maya, rather the beginning of a new cycle for humanity. For […]

The Greatest Story of Revenge: Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo

Show Notes for Episode 2.2 This week, Jennifer presented her first Books We Love pick: Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo. This book is actually one of the books Jennifer has loved the longest. She first picked up this little number around the age of ten and loved it immediately. However, it has been […]