Wall Street Journal
“Listening to the ABC Book Review Podcast is like overhearing two young women talking on a bus. Beth Hatch and Cari Dubiel of the Twinsburg (Ohio) Public Library seem to just turn on a microphone and start yakking.”
— Cynthia Crossen, Wall Street Journal Online
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Wall Street Journal Highlights Librarians' Podcast
Beth Hatch and Cari Dubiel's folksy approach makes their ABC Book Review Podcast a standout.
The didn't get much attention when it launched back in the summer of 2007 -- and that was okay.Its creators, Beth Hatch and Cari Dubiel, librarians at the , just started a new podcast because they thought it could be fun.
The library had purchased the podcast equipment for a news segment it was running, but Hatch and Dubiel had another idea. They wanted to record their own podcast to review books from all genres.
"We were like, 'Hey, why don't we just talk about books, that'd be fun!'" Hatch said.
They listened to other podcasts, but realized many of them weren't interesting.