Mary Beth Keane’s ASK AGAIN, YES - I Had to Open Another Tin of Book Darts

In this Unabridged Book Club (#unabridgedpodbookclub) episode, we discuss Mary Beth Keane's Ask Again, Yes, the amazing multigenerational novel examining two families in a planned community. We make connections to Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, John Boyne’s The Heart's Invisible Furies, and Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House, and we thoroughly discuss the intricacies of relationships over time and through generations as they are explored in the novel.

 

Timeline

Introduction - 00:00 - 01:35

General Discussion - 01:36- 39:48

Our Pairings - 39:50 - 46:15

Classroom Connections - 46:16 - 49:52

 
Our Pairings
Ashley's pick - Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere
Sara's pick - John Boyne’s The Heart's Invisible Furies
Jen's pick - Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House
 
Classroom Connections and Other Mentions
F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
Children's author Kate DiCamillo on the What Should I Read Next? podcast (episode 213)
 
Give Me One - Favorite Mixed Drink
Sara - Amaretto Sour or Mimosa
Ashley - Negroni
Jen - Margarita
 
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