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Writer Zibby Owens, an NYC-based mom of four, talks to other writers about their work.

Writer Zibby Owens, an NYC-based mom of four, talks to other writers about their work.
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Writer Zibby Owens, an NYC-based mom of four, talks to other writers about their work.

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Waylynn Lucas, SUNNY-SIDE UP

10/11/2019
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Waylynn Lucas is the author of Sunny-Side Up: More Than 100 Breakfast & Brunch Recipes from the Essential Egg to the Perfect Pastry. An award-winning former pastry chef at famed restaurants like Patina and Bazaar, Waylynn has also been a judge on the Food Network’s TV hit show Cake Wars, and is now giving us a firsthand look at this friendly-for-all cookbook that's going to be a kitchen staple! Hear what inspired Waylynn to be on TV and how her dream came true!!

Duration:00:20:00

Matt Hall, ODDS ON

10/10/2019
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Matt Hall is the author of Odds On: The Making of an Evidence-Based Investor. He is the co-founder and president of Hill Investment Group and the host of the podcast “Take the Long View.” The subtitle of Matt’s book sounds very business-y, but this is really a personal story that was transformational for him to write and a book you won't want to miss!!

Duration:00:27:04

Rachel Brathen, TO LOVE AND LET GO

10/9/2019
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I’m thrilled to share this conversation I had with Rachel Brathen. I interviewed her on Instagram Live at the Simon & Schuster offices on her publication day! (For the video, click here.) Rachel is the founder and CEO of Yoga Girl and the author of the New York Times best-selling book also called Yoga Girl. I absolutely loved her new memoir, To Love and Let Go: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Gratitude, about a year in her life in which she "had the most amazing things happen and the most...

Duration:00:31:16

Carla Naumburg, HOW TO STOP LOSING YOUR SH*T WITH YOUR KIDS

10/8/2019
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Carla Naumburg, PhD, is a writer, speaker, and clinical social worker and the author of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Calmer, Happier Parent. She's also the author of two other mindfulness books. Even with a PhD in clinical social work, she found herself unable to keep her cool with her kids, so she set out on a journey that delivered this book that explores how we can be more patient and present and not explode at our children *quite* so often....

Duration:00:31:56

Will Schwalbe, THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB

10/3/2019
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Will Schwalbe is the New York Times best-selling author of The End of Your Life Book Club and Books for Living: Some Thoughts on Reading, Reflecting, and Embracing Life. He is also the host of Macmillan Publisher's podcast, "But That's Another Story with Will Schwalbe." Will and I share an intense love of books! Hear how certain books have helped him through emotional challenges like loss and why Will says "I'm not the same reader when I finish a book as I am when I started." Hear about his...

Duration:00:31:32

Deborah Copaken & Daniel Jones, MODERN LOVE

10/2/2019
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This is a very special episode with the New York Times "Modern Love" column editor Daniel Jones, the "Modern Love" contributor and author, Deborah Copaken, and the two subjects of Deb's essay, Justin and Kate McLeod. The essay is featured in the new book, MODERN LOVE: TRUE STORIES OF LOVE, LOSS AND REDEMPTION, and will be episode 2 of the Amazon TV series debuting on October 18th!

Duration:00:38:01

Eve Rodsky, FAIR PLAY

10/1/2019
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Eve Rodsky is going to help your marriage!!! The author of Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live), Eve has taken her Harvard law degree, her consulting work with hundreds of families over a decade, and her interviews with 500+ couples to devise an ingenious system for couples seeking balance, efficiency, and peace in their home. This book has already completely changed my life!! Eve, a Hello Sunshine pick, is trying to change the mental...

Duration:00:35:37

Amanda Salzhauer, THE KINDNESS ADVANTAGE

9/26/2019
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Amanda Salzhauer, MSW, is the coauthor, along with Dale Atkins, PhD, of The Kindness Advantage: Cultivating Compassionate and Connected Children, Everyday Ideas for Raising Kids Who Care. Amanda is a social worker who has worked in both clinics and private practice. Her book is amazing because it highlights the theory and philosophy behind everything they've researched and observed, and then goes on to include hands-on skills and tools to use to garner the fundamentals of kindness for your...

Duration:00:22:54

Katharine McGee, AMERICAN ROYALS

9/25/2019
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Katharine McGee is the author of the New York Times best-selling series The Thousandth Floor and her latest best-selling book, American Royals! Self-proclaimed historical fiction addict and British royalty fan, American Royals is a evocative of Crazy Rich Asians and The Crown. It’s a what-if scenario you won’t put down: imagine if George Washington had been our first king and present-day America is still a monarchy, and then dive into the love lives and adventures of the children who are the...

Duration:00:32:05

Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington, GROWN & FLOWN

9/24/2019
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Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington are the coauthors of Grown & Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults. They are also the co-creators of Grown & Flown, the number one community site for parents with teens and college students, reaching millions of parents every month. They started their community when they saw how few resources there were for parents of no-longer-little-kids. Their book continues this tradition by addressing some of the...

Duration:00:34:23

Deborah Burns, SATURDAY'S CHILD

9/19/2019
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Today I'm talking with Deborah Burns who’s the author of memoir Saturday’s Child: A Daughter’s Memoir. A former media chief innovation officer and brand leader for top publications, Deborah has helped many brands and execs reinvent themselves. She also founded Skirting the Rules, a firm that helps other women find meaningful futures. Her memoir is a very moving mother-daughter story through a reflection on her relationship with her unconventional, beautiful, larger-than-life mother.

Duration:00:26:34

Leslie Anne Bruce, You Are A F*cking Awesome Mom

9/18/2019
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Leslie Anne Bruce, a five-time New York Times best-selling coauthor and an award-winning entertainment journalist formally of US Weekly and The Hollywood Reporter, is AMAZING. She's the founder of Unpacified, an online community for modern women to discuss motherhood through an unfiltered, judgment-free lens of honesty and humor. Her latest book, You Are A F*cking Awesome Mom, puts a different lens on parenting - so much of preparing for becoming a mom is baby-centric, and this shifts the...

Duration:00:27:28

Stephen A. Schwarzman, WHAT IT TAKES

9/17/2019
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I am very, very excited to be interviewing Steve Schwarzman today who is..... my dad!!! He's also the chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms, and the founder of the Schwarzman Scholars program in China. He's an active philanthropist with a focus on education, culture, and the arts. My dad wrote What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence, to pass on what he has learned to people working in organizations, who start organizations, and...

Duration:00:26:19

Danielle Ganek, THE SUMMER WE READ GATSBY

9/12/2019
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I'm here today with Danielle Ganek, who is a self-proclaimed book-a-holic, former magazine editor, and the author of two novels, Lulu Meets God and Doubts Him and The Summer We Read Gatsby. She talks about her ideas for her novels, how her personal experiences inform her writing, and artistic expression. Listen in!

Duration:00:26:57

Zibby's Essay, 10 LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FRIEND'S 9/11 DEATH

9/11/2019
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I lost my college roommate and best friend, Stacey Sanders, on 9/11. I didn’t just lose her. We all did. We all lost someone or something. I’ve written often about Stace and how her loss affected my life and continues to do so now, 18 years later. I'm releasing a dedicated podcast episode today of me reading three essays I’ve written about Stacey, starting with one I wrote just two weeks after she died for my business school newspaper, the Harbus, one from Redbook magazine in 2013, and one...

Duration:00:16:53

Rex Ogle, FREE LUNCH

9/10/2019
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I am so excited about my conversation with Rex Ogle, a former children's book editor in New York City and author of Free Lunch. Free Lunch is essentially a typical middle-grade story - it has to do with wanting to be on the football team, and trying to figure out where to sit, and the transferring-to-a-new-school jitters, but it also has to do with his experience of poverty and domestic violence and how that affected his life. His writing and advice about hope is incredibly powerful.

Duration:00:26:59

Claire Dederer, LOVE & TROUBLE

9/5/2019
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Claire Dederer is the author of two critically acclaimed memoirs, Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning and Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses, which was a New York Times best seller and has been optioned for TV and adapted for the stage. We talked about her books and inspiration, the relationship between reader and writer, the importance of memoir from and for women and how to be a good interviewer!

Duration:00:30:03

Jennifer Blecher, OUT OF PLACE

9/4/2019
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Jennifer Blecher is the author of OUT OF PLACE, the story of a twelve-year-old girl named Cove who lives on Martha’s Vineyard with her mom. She has never left the island once in her entire life...which was fine with her until the day that her best friend Nina comes and tells Cove that she's moving to New York City with her two fathers. In that moment, Cove’s entire life feels like it is falling apart and she has no idea how to make it better. Her solution is creative, fashionable and highly...

Duration:00:21:07

Michele Filgate, WHAT MY MOTHER & I DON'T TALK ABOUT

9/3/2019
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Today I'm interviewing Michele Filgate, the editor of the anthology What My Mother and I Don't Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence. The collection is based on her essay published by Longreads in October 2017, right after the Harvey Weinstein story broke and the #MeToo movement took off. She started writing this essay when she was an undergraduate. What started as her trying to work through her stepfather's abuse culminated in this impactful piece she says is a really an essay about...

Duration:00:28:49

Lisa Perry, LISA PERRY: FASHION - HOMES - DESIGN

8/29/2019
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Lisa Perry is an internationally renowned fashion designer. Assouline recently released her new book Lisa Perry: Fashion - Homes - Design. The forward was written by Hillary Clinton and the text and photography are by Robyn Lea. Lisa always wanted to have a book. She says that to have twenty years of design projects under one cover was a dream. Her story, success, and advice is so colorful, just like her clothes and placemats!! Listen in.

Duration:00:24:33