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Ethan and Maya Hawke on the set of Wildcat

‘How I Library’ Episode Five: Ethan and Maya Hawke

In episode five of “How I Library,” I Love Libraries editor and show host Phil Morehart speaks with Ethan and Maya Hawke about “Wildcat,” their new film about author Flannery O’Connor. They discuss bringing O’Connor to the big screen, as well as their thoughts on book bans and censorship, their book recommendations, and, of course, how they library.

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Daisy Ridley in Young Woman and the Sea

Daisy Ridley: “Libraries can take you on an incredible journey”

Glenn Stout’s 2009 book “The Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World” tells the story of the American Olympic-medal-winning swimmer who became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. And it’s now a new feature film from Disney starring Daisy Ridley as Trudy Ederle.

“It will take you on an incredible journey,” Ridley said in a special message she recorded for I Love Libraries. “Just like all the wonderful stories you can find in libraries do.” 

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‘How I Library’ Episode Three: Linda Sue Park and Kate DiCamillo

In episode three of How I Library, host Phil Morehart speaks with Newbery Medal-winning authors Linda Sue Park (A Single Shard) and Kate DiCamillo (The Tale of Despereaux, Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures). They discuss their latest books, writing for kids, book bans, their favorite library memories, and much more.

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