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.



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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