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Books Set on the Cape and Islands

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This month's book show on The Point features books set on the Cape and Islands. Naturalist Dennis Minsky and Reference Librarian Jill Erickson from the Falmouth Public Library join our host Mindy Todd to discuss their favorites, from classics such as Thoreau's "Cape Cod" and Henry Beston's "Outermost House" to nature books, riveting mysteries, poetry, and art.


Click here for a list of books we talked about on the show.


Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI. After starting her broadcasting career as a midday DJ at WARE in Ware, Massachusetts, she quickly advanced to host of the morning drive show, which in 1981, made her one of the few women in broadcasting to anchor her own morning show. Her career has covered nearly all aspects of broadcasting. She has been a radio disc jockey, a traffic reporter, a television news anchor and reporter, a program director, talk show host, and even a ski reporter. Her television work brought her to White River Junction, VT, Portland, ME, Indianapolis, IN and Nashville, TN. Mindy also worked at radio stations in West Palm Beach, FL, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA and Lebanon, NH. She has received numerous awards, most recently her 5th National PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated) award for best Call-in program and best Interview.