About this episode
Author of the “Prophecy” and “Spirit Hunters” series and the founder of We Need Diverse Books, Ellen Oh is equal parts no-nonsense and hilarious truth-teller.
"We all know the importance of representation in books and how life-affirming it can be for those who are historically underrepresented. Books are powerful. There's a reason for all this book banning. Books are more important than ever.” - Ellen Oh
- Chapter 1 - The library a.k.a the babysitter
- Chapter 2 - Spreading the horror
- Chapter 3 - Don’t Feed the Tiger
- Chapter 4 - The Joy Luck Club
- Chapter 5 - We Needed “We Need Diverse Books”
- Chapter 6 - Soft censorship
- Chapter 7 - What can you do?
- Chapter 8 - The power of a librarian
- Chapter 9 - You Are Here: Connecting Flights
- Chapter 10 - Books Save Lives
- Chapter 11 - Listener Questions
Ellen's Reading Challenge
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