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On this episode of Open Stacks, books from the land of the ice and snow, from the midnight sun, where the hot springs flow. In the middle of the Summer, a stack of Front Table books from the heart(s) of Winter.

Thanks to bookseller Joey for sharing a favorite passage from Roberto Bolaño's The Savage Detectives. If you want to share something you read with us (and other listeners' like you), send us a voice memo. We'd love to hear about what you're reading.

Open Stacks is hosted by Alena Jones, the director of buying and content. Bryce Lucas, the Co-op's manager, is our Front Table correspondent. Jackson Roach is the producer. This episode features music by Loyalty Freak Music, Gallery Six, and Keshco.

Find a list of every book mentioned in this episode here.

This content originally appeared on Open Stacks and was authored by The Seminary Co-op Bookstores & UChicago Podcast Network.


[1] Immigrant Song (Remaster) - YouTube ➤[2] Immigrant Song - Karen O with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - YouTube ➤[3] Nirvana - Immigrant Song (with lyrics) - YouTube ➤[4] "Immigrant Song" (Live) - The Cybertronic Spree - YouTube ➤[5] The Savage Detectives | Seminary Co-op Bookstores ➤[6] Open Stacks Listener Submissions ➤[7][8] Gallery Six ➤[9] Free Music Archive - Artist: Keshco ➤[10] A Land Without Trees: A Visit to the Front Table | Seminary Co-op Bookstores ➤