Place to Place: Katarzyna Bartoszyńska & Reuben Jonathan Miller

August 26th, 2021

On this episode of Open Stacks with Katarzyna Bartoszyńska and Reuben Jonathan Miller, we trace paths between: academia and bookselling; Poland and Ireland; animal navigation and interpersonal knowledge; the inside and the outside of the American prison.

Katarzyna Bartoszyńska is an Assistant Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies at Ithaca College, and a former bookseller at the Seminary Co-op. She spoke with Alena about her first book, Estranging the Novel: Poland, Ireland, and Theories of World Literature.

Reuben Jonathan Miller is an Associate Professor in the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. This episode features excerpts from an event, co-hosted by the Co-op and the Crown Family School, on his recent book Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration

And thanks as always to Bryce Lucas for showing us around the Co-op's front table.

Thanks to bookseller Marina for sharing a passage she dog-eared in Anna Karenina. If you'd like to share something remarkable you've read recently, you can find instructions here. We're always excited to hear from you, and you might hear yourself on an upcoming episode.

This episode was produced by Jackson Roach, and features music by Loyalty Freak Music, Alright Lover, Daniel Birch, and LJ Kruzer. As well as excerpts from Derek Jarman's Wittgenstein (written by Terry Eagleton) and this 1977 interview with Clarice Lispector:

Below, a list of every book mentioned in this episode: