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Episode 05: Nancy Drew // The Secret of the Old Clock

By Alli Hoff Kosik

Nancy Drew // The Secret of the Old ClockNancy Drew devotees, beware! On this episode of The SSR Podcast, Alli and her guest — Brooklyn-based writer Kase Wickman — take a deep dive into the question of whether or not OG girl detective Nancy is really a feminist icon and discuss her highly important role in the history of female protagonists in #kidlit. They focus on the first-ever book in the series, The Secret of the Old Clock. Follow Kase on Instagram (@worstkase) and Twitter (@worstkase).***Want to hear more about girl detectives in literature? Check out Episode 01: Harriet the Spy!*** CHECK OUT KASE'S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready by Meaghan O'ConnellI'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara MORE READING:"The Story of Nancy Drew, Once Far More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know" (HuffPost, 2015)"Nancy Drew and the Secret of the 3 Black Robes" (The New York Times, 2009)"You never realized it, but Nancy Drew was a gay and an early LGTB icon" (Babe, 2017)Follow SSR on social media!Instagram // Facebook // Twitter**Please note that the Amazon links above are affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through these links. Please do not feel inclined to purchase unless you are excited to add these books to your TBR list!**

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