The Librarian's Almanac

By Elizabeth Nyman

The Librarian's Almanac is a daily podcast curated by a professional librarian that looks back into that day's history for literature, letters, and journalism to help us better understand the past in a new way.

  1. 1.
    Housekeeping: Hiatus
    1:45
  2. 2.
    September 30: A Psychopathic Killer in Kansas
    4:27
  3. 3.
    September 29: Billionaires are Bad
    5:38
  4. 4.
    September 28: Ye Cannot Swerve Me
    4:21
  5. 5.
    September 27: A Beautiful Theory
    5:11
  6. 6.
    September 26: An Instrument of Your Peace
    3:04
  7. 7.
    September 25: Seeing the Ending
    8:57
  8. 8.
    September 24: Something Gorgeous About Him
    5:06
  1. 9.
    September 23: We Women are the Most Unfortunate
    5:00
  2. 10.
    September 22: Shall be Then, Thenceforward, and Forever Free
    7:33
  3. 11.
    September 21: Kill Your Darlings
    6:28
  4. 12.
    September 20: Feeding an Island
    8:31
  5. 13.
    September 19: So I Never Forget
    12:55
  6. 14.
    September 18: How She Loved Him
    4:04
  7. 15.
    September 17: Didn't Take No Stuff
    3:18
  8. 16.
    September 16: People, I've paid my dues
    5:28
  9. 17.
    September 15: Murder on the Nile
    3:27
  10. 18.
    September 14: Thank You for Being a Friend
    3:34
  11. 19.
    September 13: A Good Sensible Loving Child
    4:15
  12. 20.
    September 12: These relics, bless.
    4:06
  13. 21.
    September 11: One Last Goodbye
    4:59
  14. 22.
    September 10: The Truth is Out There
    4:58
  15. 23.
    September 9: War and Peace
    4:24
  16. 24.
    September 8: The Right to Live
    4:44
  17. 25.
    September 7: African Prayer
    3:25
  18. 26.
    September 6: A City Upon a Hill
    4:13
  19. 27.
    September 5: Justice for Rappe
    3:38
  20. 28.
    September 4: Beyoncé
    4:19
  21. 29.
    September 3: Knowledge is Power
    7:13
  22. 30.
    September 2: Song of Beren and Lúthien
    5:47
  23. 31.
    September 1: Death Poetry
    4:02
  24. 32.
    August 31: Goodbye England's Rose
    3:23
  25. 33.
    August 30: Some Semblance of Justice
    3:37
  26. 34.
    August 29: Her Floating Ribs, Her Spleen & Backbone
    5:19
  27. 35.
    August 28: A Wreath for Emmett Till
    5:06
  28. 36.
    August 27: Something Fearful
    4:12
  29. 37.
    August 26: ’Cause I’m a Woman Phenomenally.
    4:02
  30. 38.
    August 25: A Paradise
    4:53
  31. 39.
    August 24: The Great Perhaps
    5:18
  32. 40.
    August 23: Scots Wha Hae
    3:13
  33. 41.
    August 22: Provenance, Authenticity, and Legal Title
    4:49
  34. 42.
    August 21: Know When to Fold 'Em
    3:44
  35. 43.
    August 20: Willingly Immersed Himself into Controversy
    4:41
  36. 44.
    August 19: Before, 
I
 Was 
Not 
a Witch.
    5:32
  37. 45.
    August 18: CROATOAN
    4:20
  38. 46.
    August 17: All Animals Were Equal
    4:20
  39. 47.
    August 16: Always on My Mind
    3:21
  40. 48.
    August 15: This is What Good Cooking is All About
    4:09
  41. 49.
    August 14: Consistency is Key
    3:50
  42. 50.
    August 13: The Gathering Storm
    4:37

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