0:00:00.5 S1: What two things do Louisa May Alcott, C.S. Lewis, and Madeleine L'Engle have in common? Stay tuned for the answer. Welcome to the House of Books.
0:00:15.4 S2: I'm Catherine, your host, fresh from a great Thanksgiving holiday and ready to talk about books.
0:00:22.1 S1: While I'm a lifelong reader who spent ten years as a bookseller and the past three years as a book reviewer, I don't really feel the need to acquire books. I don't feel the need to take a look at books on the shelf and instantly buy them to build to my collection. I don't share my big piles of books on Instagram. It's just not my thing. I give away books that I own as gifts to people that I think will love them. I just am not a book hoarder. However, there is an exception.
0:00:53.0 S1: Three author excepti