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The Star Chamber Show #16 Featuring Jorie of JLAS & Rosy of Books on the Subway!

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The Star Chamber show brings you a very unique and fun episode this Wednesday night at 9pm EST!  

We have the return of the amazing Jorie of Jorie Loves a story.  We will also be featuring Rosy, founder of of Books on the Subway.  The show is going to talk about Books on the Subway, as well as Books on the Underground London, two organizations that bring reading to New York City and London passengers! 

About Rosy of Books on the Subway in her own words:  I've been living in New York for around one year when I found out about Books On The Underground, thanks to Facebook. I saw an article about Hollie and BOTU when it hit me right there: I need to do this in NY. I think I thought about it for 5 minutes before I decided that I'm going to do it. I reached out to Hollie who was amazing and supportive; we did the NYC stickers together. Why did I decide to do it? I have a 40 minute commute to work everyday, and that's nothing compared to some other commuters who have even longer commutes. Looking at people in the early morning is the most depressing thing ever. It's like their eyes are lifeless. They stare into space as they cruise from stop to stop. Why not give these people something to look forward to when they get onto the train? Why not pass the time enriching their brain instead of bobbing their head along with the train movement. That's why I decided to expand BOTU to BOTS. And I haven't regretted my decision for one bit. What's BOTS? It's a public library on the go! Find a book, take it, read it and when you're done with it, put it back on the train for someone else to enjoy! All books are marked with the BOTS sticker and encourage people to tweet & follow the blog. 

Tune in this Wednesday night! 

 

 

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