Cape Cod & the Islands on The Point with Mindy Todd

What a delight it was to have Dennis Minsky join us on The Point with Mindy Todd this morning on WCAI. Normally Dennis can’t join us in the summer, because he is tremendously busy guiding whale watching tours in Provincetown, but due to the pandemic the world as we knew it is considerably changed. In […]

Books About Sisters on the Point with Mindy Todd

This morning on The Point with Mindy Todd we had a new experience … we all were talking from home, not in the studio! Joining Mindy and Jill this month was Kellie Porter of the Woods Hole Public Library. Due to coronavirus we could not all be in the studio, so we were all at […]

Short Stories on The Point with Mindy Todd

  I had such a fun time talking about short stories on The Point this morning with Mindy Todd and Vicky Titcomb of Titcomb’s Books, and many thanks to all of the listener suggestions! We did not have time to get to all of the books we had brought, so you have some bonus titles […]

Irish Literature on The Point with Mindy Todd

This morning we decided to get an early start on St. Patrick’s Day by discussing books by Irish writers. It was our pleasure to welcome Nelson Ritschel to the book show this morning. Nelson is a Professor in the Department of Humanities at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Below are our lists of books, although it was […]

Books About Fish & Fishing on The Point with Mindy Todd

This morning we had the great pleasure of having Dennis Minsky back in the studio to talk about books. Our topic was books about fish and fishing. Our apologies that the show could not be live this month, due to my schedule, but please leave us a comment with any fish book you love that […]

Food Glorious Food on The Point with Mindy Todd

This morning on The Point our book topic was food. Here are our picks. Kellie’s Picks Dinner in an Instant by Melissa Clark Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender First Book of Sushi, Yum […]

Pirates on the Point with Amy Vince & Peter Abrahams

Today’s book show on The Point was all about pirates. Amy Vince sat in for Mindy Todd to talk books with Peter Abrahams and Jill Erickson. Below you will find the books we had a chance to talk about, and a few extras that we did not have a chance to talk about. If you […]

Books to Inspire Travel on The Point with Mindy Todd

This weeks book show on WCAI was pre-recorded, and if you listened in the morning (during the pledge drive) you would have heard a shortened version of the show, but the evening version will be the full show. You can also, as always, listen online! Our topic was books having to do with travel. Because […]

Cape & Island Reads on The Point with Mindy Todd

Mindy Todd, Mary Fran Buckley of Eight Cousins Books, and Jill Erickson, Head of Reference & Adult Services at Falmouth Public Library had a fun time this morning talking about books having to do with Cape Cod and the Islands. Thanks to all of our listeners who called in or e-mailed us as well! Here […]

Summer Reading on The Point with Mindy Todd

Today’s show was pre-recorded, so if you have some great suggestions for summer reading just let us know, and we’ll add them to this list. It was a joy to have Mary Fran Buckley, co-owner of Eight Cousins Bookshop, join us for this show, and we look forward to having her return. You can read […]