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Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of "The End of Your Life Book Club" and "Books for Living," invites notable guests to tell stories of the books—and the—that changed them.

Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of "The End of Your Life Book Club" and "Books for Living," invites notable guests to tell stories of the books—and the—that changed them.
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Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of "The End of Your Life Book Club" and "Books for Living," invites notable guests to tell stories of the books—and the—that changed them.

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Episodes

Kevin Kwan

6/14/2018
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Author Kevin Kwan on Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem, losing his accent, and discovering he could be funny. To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote, the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy by Kevin Kwan, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the Adventure Series by Enid Blyton, and A Book of Common Prayer and Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion. This episode...

Duration:00:22:06

Brittney Cooper

5/31/2018
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Academic Brittney Cooper on Rachel Held Evans' Faith Unraveled, church, and the risk of being wrong. To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper, The Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry and Let The Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred Taylor, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, and Faith Unraveled by Rachel Held Evans. This episode is sponsored by Leesa (leesa.com/story).

Duration:00:20:21

Louise Penny

5/17/2018
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Novelist Louise Penny on E.B. White's Charlotte's Web, fear, and the importance of always having beauty in your life. To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out Charlotte's Web by E.B. White, Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, and Still Life by Louise Penny. This episode is sponsored by Hello Fresh (hellofresh.com/anotherstory30).

Duration:00:21:46

Jeff Hobbs

5/3/2018
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Author Jeff Hobbs on Alex Kotlowitz’s There Are No Children Here, the art of nonfiction, and a eulogy that got way out of hand. To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs. This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus (thegreatcoursesplus.com/anotherstory). Please also check out The Front Porch People and Versify wherever you get your podcasts.

Duration:00:22:06

Julie Buntin

4/19/2018
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Author Julie Buntin on Lorrie Moore’s Who Will Run The Frog Hospital, her rebellious youth, and the magnitude of girlhood friendships. This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus (thegreatcoursesplus.com/anotherstory). Please also check out the network The Front Porch People and the Overdue podcast wherever you listen.

Duration:00:21:49

Josh Gondelman

4/5/2018
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Last Week Tonight writer Josh Gondelman on David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, his comedy career, and the value of goodness over niceness. This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus (thegreatcoursesplus.com/ANOTHERSTORY). Please also check out the podcasts Teen Creeps and Versify where ever you listen.

Duration:00:21:26

Mari Andrew

3/22/2018
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Illustrator Mari Andrew on Maira Kalman’s The Principles of Uncertainty, her new memoir, and the beauty of ordinary things. This week's episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh (hellofresh.com/anotherstory30) and The Great Courses Plus (​thegreatcoursesplus.com/anotherstory).

Duration:00:22:48

Sam Sanders

3/8/2018
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NPR host Sam Sanders on Danzy Senna’s New People, the 2016 election, and how people can surprise us — if we let them. This week's episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus (​thegreatcoursesplus.com/anotherstory) and Audible (audible.com/another). And please also take our listener survey (podsurvey.com/another).

Duration:00:23:00

Min Jin Lee

2/22/2018
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National Book Award finalist Min Jin Lee on George Eliot's Middlemarch, imposter syndrome, and her lifelong obsession with wisdom. This week's episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus (thegreatcoursesplus.com/anotherstory) and The Paris Review Podcast.

Duration:00:25:01

Coming Soon

1/29/2018
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Almost everyone has been leveled, reshaped, or lifted by a powerful book at least once in their lives. In his new show, Will Schwalbe is telling the universal stories of how and why reading changes us.

Duration:00:02:12