Episode 107

Maci Nelson is a landscape designer, educator, and podcaster. She launched the Landscape Nerd Podcast in 2020, and has collaborated with leaders in landscape architecture, ecology, and art. She is also an avid reader, and she joined me today to talk about “Howl’s Moving Castle,” a book she loves because the landscapes in the animated movie deeply inspired her.

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Host: Julie Strauss

Guest: Maci Nelson

Discussed in this episode:
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
Howl’s Moving Castle Film Comic by Hayao Miyazaki (this is the graphic novel based on the art of the 2004 animated film from Studio Ghibli)There is also this beautiful companion book of the sketches and concept art from the movie: The Art of Howl’s Moving Castle
Howl’s Moving Castle Movie
Spirited Away Movie
Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones
House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Best Book Ever Episode 098 – Sivan Hong on “The Sense of an Ending” by Julian Barnes

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