Board

Margaret Johnson

Chair

Margaret Johnson

Professor of English
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Mortal Acts, Mortal Words, Author Galway Kinnell, and Find Me, Author André Aciman

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Pain & Glory

Shelley McEuen Howard

Vice Chair

Shelley McEuen-Howard

Professor of English
College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Braiding Sweetgrass, Author Robin Wall Kimmerer, and Why We're Polarized, Author Ezra Klein

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Homecoming King, Hasan Manaj special

M Allison Fall 2019 (002)

Mary Ann Allison

Hofstra University, Professor Emerita; Citibank Executive and Consultant, Retired
Idaho Falls, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems, Author Joy Harjo

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Jamie Jensen speaking at the Museum of Idaho

Eve Chandler

Eve Chandler

History Writer and Author
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Manhattan Beach, Author Jennifer Egan

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Exhibit Righting a Wrong, Idaho State Historical Museum

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Tamara Ansotegui

Synagogue Executive Director
Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Midwifes Tale, Author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Recommended Movie/TV Title:

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Dan English

Coeur d'Alene City Councilmen
Retired, Director of the Area 1 Agency on Aging, North Idaho College
Coeur d'Alene, ID

Recommended Book Title: Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O’Brian

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  

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Murray Feldman

Attorney-at-Law, Partner
Holland & Hart, LLC
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  The Feather Thief,
Author Kirk Wallace Johnson

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Official Secrets

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Stephan Flores

Retired, Associate Professor of English, Emeritus
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Tyll, Author Daniel Kehlmann

Recommended Movie/TV Title: Two Days, One Night; Toni Erdmann; ’71.

Susan Gibson

Susan Gibson

Retired, Vice President, Mission and Human Resources
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Nothing to See Here,
Author Kevin Wilson

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Jo Jo Rabbit

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Dulce Kersting-Lark

Executive Director
Latah County Historical Society
Moscow, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Palaces for the People: How
Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality,
Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg;
What to Expect the First Year, by Heidi Murkoff.

Recommended Movie/TV Title: Call the Midwife from
the BBC.

Jan Johnson

Jan Johnson

Clinical Assistant Professor of English
University of Idaho
Lewiston, ID

Recommended Book Title:  The Street, Author Ann Petry

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Parasite

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Matthew Levay

Associate Professor of English
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID

Recommended Book Title:  NW, Author Zadie Smith;
Clyde Fans, Author Seth.

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  TV Titles:  Succession;
My Brilliant Friend.  Movie:  The Big Heat

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Bill Manny

Writer/Producer
Idaho Public Television
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Making a State, Author Fred T. Dubois

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Idaho's Constitution Revealed, Idaho PTV 3/8/2020

Christina Olson

Christina Olson

Cultural Resource Management Contractor
Kerros LLC, Self-Employed
Idaho Falls, ID

Recommended Book Title: West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776 (Claudio Saunt)

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  The Shape of Water

Rocky Owens

Rocky Owens

Executive Director, Coeur d'Alene Center
Lewis-Clark State College
Coeur d'Alene, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, Author Eric Idle

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Parasite

Andrea Partington

Andrea Partington

Retired, English Teacher
Lake City High School
Coeur d'Alene, ID

Recommended Book Title:  A Pilgrimage to Eternity, Author Timothy Egan, and The White Darkness, Author David Grann

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Knives Out, and Ford vs Ferrari

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Mac Test

English Department Chair & Professor of English
Boise State University
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Be With (Poetry), Author Forrest Garder

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Parasite

Garry Wenske

Garry Wenske

Executive Director
Frank Church Institute, Boise State University
Boise, ID

Recommended Book Title:  Rightful Heritage: The Renewal of America, Author Douglas Brinkley

Recommended Movie/TV Title:  Jo Jo Rabbit