Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

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About Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

Seattle's own "action figure librarian," best-selling author, and literary critic Nancy Pearl sits down each month with authors, poets, and other literary figures for conversations about books, reading, and the process and art of writing. There's no one better qualified than Nancy, who brings an informed reader's perspective to lively conversation and in-depth dialogs about all things literary.

Nancy Pearl, author of the best-selling "Book Lust" series, creator of the internationally recognized program "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book" (which became "Seattle Reads"), and model for the world-famous Archee McPhee "Librarian Action Figure," is host of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl on the Seattle Channel. Visit Nancy's website at to learn more about Nancy and her most recently recommended books.

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Kathleen Flenniken
Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Kathleen Flenniken

Book Lust host Nancy Pearl chats with poet Kathleen Flenniken. In the interview, the former Washington State Poet Laureate opens up about her experience traveling to every county in the state to share her love of poetry with elementary students. Plus, Kathleen reveals how she dove into reading and writing poetry in her early 30s, and how the craft has shaped her life.