Book Lust with Nancy PearlLeading authors on life and writing
About Book Lust with Nancy Pearl
Seattle's own "action figure librarian" and best-selling author Nancy Pearl sits down each month with top writers from around the country for conversations about books and the process and art of writing. There's no one better qualified than Nancy to discuss books and writing, bringing an informed reader's perspective to lively conversation and in-depth dialogs about all things literary. Book Lust with Nancy Pearl is filmed at the University Bookstore in Seattle.
Nancy Pearl, author of the best-selling Book Lust, creator of the internationally recognized program, If All of Seattle Read the Same Book, and model for the world-famous Archee McPhee "Librarian Action Figure", is host of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl on the Seattle Channel. Nancy is a longtime freelance contributor to Booklist magazine and formerly served as director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library. Visit Nancy's website at nancypearl.com to learn more about Nancy and her most recently recommended books.
Robert Putnam, a Harvard political scientist, discusses his recent book "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," which suggests a solution for the growing opportunity gap between middle-class and poor children. Putman talks with host Nancy Pearl about his examination of the growing inequality gap and why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.