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Ten minutes with... is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they're reading right now and what's getting them through these difficult times.
Nebula-winning author, editor, teacher, and workshop leader Eileen Gunn talks with Gary about the pleasures of researching old myths, legends, epics, and folktales, the skill of Julius Lester in retelling stories in a new voice originally popularized by Joel Chandler Harris, and how the lockdown can actually help to enhance your social life.
Books mentioned include:
- Questionable Practices: Stories by Eileen Gunn
- A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay
- Uncle Remus: The Complete Tales by Julius Lester
- The Mahābhārata
- The Golden Bough by James Fraser