Books-as-gifts guide to holiday giving

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Airdate: Monday, November 22, 2021

It’s that most wonderful time of year when thoughts turn to holiday gift-giving. So what better way to show friends and family that you care than by finding them an amazing book to read!

Smart Talk is hosting our annual book-as-gifts guide. Books come in all shapes and sizes, and in a vast array of genres, including non-fiction, fiction, mystery and much more. Quite frankly, there is a book genre for everyone!

On Monday’s Smart Talk, we discuss how books make great holiday gifts with our literary experts and hear their recommendations for books to read or give.

Joining the conversation are Catherine Lawrence, co-owner of the Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, Travis Kurowski, Ph.D, assistant professor of creative writing at York College of Pennsylvania, and Carolyn Blatchley, Executive Director of Cumberland County Library System.

We are interested in hearing about your book suggestions, too! Tune in on Monday, send us an email or call the show to share your suggestions.

2021 Holiday Book Recommendations – Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Travis Kurowski’s Holiday 2021 Book List

Carolyn Blatchley’s Holiday 2021 Book List

Smart Talk Listener’ recommendations (coming)

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