Ten minutes with… is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they’re reading right now and what’s getting them through these difficult times.
Shirley Jackson Award-winning writer and scholar Veronica Schanoes joins Gary to talk about what lockdown is like with a 5-year-old in virtual pre-K, the appeal of classic detective stories in depicting a world in which rational solutions work, the portrayal of Jews in the English fairy tale tradition, the influence of Jane Yolen, and her forthcoming short story collection.
Books mentioned include:
- Burning Girls and Other Stories by Veronica Schanoes
- All-of-a-Kind Family series by Sydney Taylor
- The Inquisitor’s Apprentice by Chris Moriarty
- The Shortest Way to Hades and Hilary Tamar mysteries by Sarah Caudwell
- The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang