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Covid and Monkeypox Update / Books for Summer and Fall / Prescott Circus Theatre

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We'll get an update on monkeypox and Covid-19, hear about what books should be on our end-of-summer and new for fall reading lists, and talk to the executive and artistic director of the Prescott Circus Theatre.

Guests:

Segment A:
Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, infectious disease specialist, UCSF School of Medicine

Segment B:
Elaine Petrocelli, founder and president of Book Passage, an independent bookseller in Corte Madera and the San Francisco Ferry Building

Segment C:
David Hunt, executive and artistic director, Prescott Circus Theatre, an Oakland-based nonprofit that teaches circus arts to young students

Elaine Petrocelli's book recommendations:

Fiction
"Lessons in Chemistry," Bonnie Garmus
"Harlem Shuffle," Colson Whitehead
"Horse" by Geraldine Brooks

Mystery
"The Old Man," Thomas Perry
"The Left-Handed Twin," Thomas Perry, part of the Jane Whitefield series

Non-fiction
"Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington," James Kirchick
"John Adams," David McCullough
"The Wright Brothers," David McCullough

Coming out in the fall: 
"Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber," Andy Borowitz
"Solito," Javier Zamora

All these titles are available at Book Passage or an independent bookseller near you.

Host:
Grace Won

Producers:
Grace Won, Wendy Holcombe, Kendra Klang

Intern:
Catherine Kawaja