The Biblio Files

The Biblio Files
As the official podcast for “Big Little Literature,” The Biblio Files brings real lit feels to real lit lovers. Support this podcast:

The Shadow of the Wind
May 26 • 28 min
Barcelona, love, mystery, history, family, book culture, and loyalty. Don’t those all sound fascinating? That must have been what Carlos Ruiz Zafón was thinking when he combined all of those themes in his book “The Shadow of the Wind,” which was published…
The Beautiful World of Libraries
May 13 • 23 min
Just like the books they house, libraries change lives. It’s just a fact. Yes, they completely open our eyes to new worlds and new perspectives through the written word, but they also provide countless resources for everyone who visits them. In the latest…
Little Fires Everywhere: Series Finale
May 1 • 28 min
Sadly, we’ve reached the end of “Little Fires Everywhere,” but that also means you have another episode of “The Biblio Files” to dive into. In the third installment of this series, Dana, Hilary, and I dissect the ending that everyone is talking about, the…
Little Fires Everywhere: Episodes 4-7
Apr 21 • 31 min
To quote one of my guests, “These aren’t little fires anymore.” In this episode of The Biblio Files, Dana, Hilary, and I once again dive into all things savage, fraught, tangled, and intense from episodes 4-7 of the hot TV series, “Little Fires…
The Overstory
Apr 7 • 26 min
“The Overstory” by Richard Powers is a sweeping novel filled with long, beautiful passages about trees and the environment and superb writing techniques, such as repetition, imagery, and metaphor. It also says something profound about our connections to…
Little Fires Everywhere: Episodes 1-3
Mar 25 • 28 min
It’s gettin’ lit! In this episode of The Biblio Files, I sit down with two good friends, Dana and Hilary, to discuss the hot new TV show “Little Fires Everywhere.” As big fans of the book, we opine on how the show and its themes vary from the literary…
Friday Night Lights
Mar 23 • 17 min
I’m a sucker for a good sports story; so is my dad even though he rarely reads. In this episode, we dive into a true classic: “Friday Night Lights.” We discuss the validity of calling the book a social commentary and how it compares to the movie along…
The Glass Castle
Mar 11 • 38 min
My mom, Mary, doesn’t read that often, so I was incredibly honored when she picked up “The Glass Castle” just for The Biblio Files. I had the best time discussing this five-flame memoir with the woman who raised me. Listen as we discuss everything from…
Behold the Dreamers
Feb 17 • 20 min
For the inaugural episode of The Biblio Files, I sit down with my podcast partner, my book twin, and one of my best friends, Dana, to discuss “Behold the Dreamers” by Imbolo Mbue. This novel covers a lot of topics, including the American dream,…