BT050. Vassiliki Veros: Love me, love my juices

BT050. Vassiliki Veros: Love me, love my juices

Guest: Vassiliki Veros | Host: Kat Mayo | Audio producer: Rudi Bremer | Recorded: 16/12/2017 Sydney

We’re celebrating our 50th episode by having one of our favourite people on the show. Vassiliki Veros has been long overdue as a guest, and I love that she joins us for this milestone episode. We talk about the first time we met (in the library), how I apparently pressured her into attending the first ARRA convention (I’m sure I wasn’t that bad!), her doctoral research on romance fiction and library practice, and her love for Mills and Boon. We explore our very different perspectives on the ‘happy ever after’ (HEA), the practice of shelving books in the library, and Vassiliki gives us some insights into what librarians really think about sex in the stacks!

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Guest

Vassiliki Veros — Librarian, academic, lover of category romance, and all-around amazing person: @VaVeros; Instagramshallowreader.com

ARRC 2015  Vassiliki

Books

  • BT | Amz — All Through the Night by Suzanne Brockmann
  • BT | Amz — The Shadowed Reunion by Lillian Cheatham (the one with the awful sounding hero!)
  • BT | Amz — Passion by Lisa Valdez

People

Jennifer Crusie, Stephanie Laurens, Kate Cuthbert, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Roald Dahl, Victoria Dahl, Patricia Cornwell, Christina Lauren

Links

Missed a previous episode? You can find a list of all the Book Thingo podcast episodes here and catch up. You can also email your feedback and suggestions to podcast@bookthingo.com.au.

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