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What is Sarah Jessica Parker reading right now? Which books does the founder and CEO of Charity: Water, Scott Harrison, think can change your life? Or, which books would Anne Lamott like to foist upon you, dear reader? Goodreads Co-founder and Editor in Chief Elizabeth Khuri Chandler wants to know. Join her as she talks to some of the most creative, dynamic, and interesting people in the world to learn about the books making an impact on their lives.

What is Sarah Jessica Parker reading right now? Which books does the founder and CEO of Charity: Water, Scott Harrison, think can change your life? Or, which books would Anne Lamott like to foist upon you, dear reader? Goodreads Co-founder and Editor in Chief Elizabeth Khuri Chandler wants to know. Join her as she talks to some of the most creative, dynamic, and interesting people in the world to learn about the books making an impact on their lives.
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What is Sarah Jessica Parker reading right now? Which books does the founder and CEO of Charity: Water, Scott Harrison, think can change your life? Or, which books would Anne Lamott like to foist upon you, dear reader? Goodreads Co-founder and Editor in Chief Elizabeth Khuri Chandler wants to know. Join her as she talks to some of the most creative, dynamic, and interesting people in the world to learn about the books making an impact on their lives.

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Episodes

LeVar Burton's Books of His Life

11/12/2018
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LeVar Burton and Elizabeth discuss books that have shaped his life, from Roots by Alex Haley to The Teachings of Don Juan series by Carlos Castaneda. Along the way, he spoke about his desire to live life as a “spiritual warrior,” personal accountability, and the flexible nature of "truth" today.

Duration:00:27:00

Radha Agrawal's Books of Her Life

10/15/2018
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Radha Agrawal, co-founder of Thinx and founder and CEO Daybreaker--a community that dances together in the early hours of the morning, talks with Elizabeth about our need to combat loneliness and feel like we are part of something. Her new book, Belong, is a how-to guide for her that endeavor. She also speaks about a series of books that gave her values for life, and a famous entrepreneur's memoir that has something for everyone.

Duration:00:16:55

Anne Lamott's Books of Her Life

10/2/2018
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Celebrated novelist and nonfiction writer Anne Lamott talks with Elizabeth about her new book about how to have hope in the modern world. She also recommends two powerful books for all readers. One about a woman's painful quest for enlightenment and another that will inspire writers everywhere.

Duration:00:19:48

Abby Falik's Books of Her Life

9/23/2018
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Abby Falik, founder and CEO of Global Citizen Year, talks with Elizabeth about three books that changed her perspective: A memoir by a classmate that altered her view on living and dying, a short tome that prescribes taking the time to be present in the moment, and a guilty pleasure book about a man that that rises from rural poverty to tycoon status and the toll it takes on his soul.

Duration:00:22:40

Scott Harrison's Books of His Life

9/23/2018
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Scott Harrison, founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water, talks with Elizabeth about his new memoir, Thirst, which traces his path from club promoter to creative force behind bringing clean drinking water to more than eight million people worldwide. They also discuss his favorite book about parenting and the productivity book that changed his life.

Duration:00:25:21

Sarah Jessica Parker's Books of Her Life

9/23/2018
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Sarah Jessica Parker and Elizabeth discuss an upcoming book from SJP's new imprint, talk about a recent book she thinks is perfect for the #MeToo movement, and dive into another that explores the dark side of being born with a famous father. Follow Sarah Jessica Parker on Goodreads at: http://Goodreads.com/SarahJessicaParker

Duration:00:22:46

Books Of Your Life With Elizabeth-Trailer

9/23/2018
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What is Sarah Jessica Parker reading right now? What books does the founder of Charity Water, Scott Harrison, think can change your life? Or what books would Anne Lamott like to foist upon you, dear reader?Goodreads Co-founder and Editor in chief Elizabeth Khuri Chandler wants to know.

Duration:00:01:18