Has reading ever helped you in your grief? Join us as we welcome Rob Sullivan to discuss Superman and the ways reading can help us mourn loss in our lives. In an episode that includes books ranging from Charlotte’s Web to comic books to Game of Thrones, listen as Rob shares stories from his life through the books that have meant the most to him.

From the Berenstain Bears to Marc Bloch’s Strange Defeat, join us as our guest Nick Hurley shares the books that have shaped his life. This is the first in a series of interviews we conducted in the Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut.

Join us for part two of our visit to Bryn Mawr Bookstore in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Our guests, Barbara Powell and Cornelia Robart, share stories on books including Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, and the Jungle Book. Check out information on the Bryn Mawr Bookstore on our blog.

On this episode, Steven Domingues, co-host of the Pure BS Podcast joins us to discuss the books that have informed his life. From Goosebumps to the works of Stephen King, join us for a conversation about the books that have helped Steven understand his world and his place within it.

This is the first in a series of interviews we conducted at Bryn Mawr Bookstore in Cambridge, Massachusetts. On this episode, art historian and Bryn Mawr alumna Alexis Boylan shares the ways books such as Little House on the Prairie , The Diary of Anne Frank , Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States and Station Eleven shaped her life.

Have you ever used a book to predict the future? Divine a fortune? On this first bonus episode of Chapters, we examine the history of bibliomancy, or the use of books to predict the future. Readers have turned to the bible, novels, poetry, and most recently, tumblr, for answers to life’s questions. On this episode, hear what drives such practices and what answers readers have found in the pages of their books.

On this episode, Casper Ter Kuile, co-host of the Harry Potter and the Sacred Text podcast, shares parts of his life that have been informed by the books he has read. Whether it be the role of No Logo in awakening an early social conscious, or the ways reading A Christmas Carol aloud enriched his love for celebrating the seasons, books have helped him to create what he calls a “world of joyful belonging.”