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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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English


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Sara Bliss, Author of TAKE THE LEAP

12/4/2018
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Author and journalist, TAKE THE LEAP, shares her findings about choosing the best career, finding your path in life and how to write a great profile!

Duration:00:28:35

Min Jin Lee, Author of PACHINKO

11/27/2018
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Listen to the award-winning, best-selling author of PACHINKO, Min Jin Lee, as she talks about writing, reading, teaching, parenting, Korea, not giving up, heartbreak and more.

Duration:00:28:22

Anne Lamott, Author of ALMOST EVERYTHING: NOTES ON HOPE

11/20/2018
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Writing legend, Anne Lamott, shares her thoughts on writing, dieting, parenting, hope and more!

Duration:00:17:57

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Author of BOLD & BRAVE: TEN HEROES WHO WON WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE

11/13/2018
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Listen to recently re-elected Senator Kirsten Gillibrand as she discusses modern-day women's rights heroes, politics, parenting and more! Her new children's book, BOLD & BRAVE: TEN HEROES WHO WON WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE, is inspiring and beautifully illustrated by Maira Kalman.

Duration:00:33:44

EXPLICIT LANGUAGE: Jo Piazza, Author of CHARLOTTE WALSH LIKES TO WIN

11/6/2018
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Jo Piazza, podcast host of "Committed," travel writer, award-winning journalist and author of CHARLOTTE WALSH LIKES TO WIN and HOW TO BE MARRIED, shares her thoughts on the midterm elections, what it's like for women to be in political office, parenting, and what makes a marriage work among other gems!

Duration:00:28:32

Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, Ph.D., Author of THE TANTRUM SURVIVAL GUIDE

10/30/2018
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Clinical psychologist, Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, Ph.D., author of THE TANTRUM SURVIVAL GUIDE: Tune in to Your Toddler's Mind (and Your Own) to Calm the Craziness and Make Family Fun Again, outlines the whys and hows of managing your child's behavior. Listen as she gives fantastic, tactical advice and commiserates as a fellow mom.

Duration:00:35:14

Special Episode: Zibby Owens, Writer/Podcaster, "At a Bat Mitzvah the Night of the Pittsburgh Shooting, Celebration Mixed with Sorrow"

10/28/2018
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This is a special episode of my podcast, "Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books." I'm reading my own essay, which I wrote and published (on Kveller.com) in response to the Pittsburgh shooting yesterday. I hope hearing it helps, just a little, in these horrific times.

Duration:00:04:58

Molly Flatt, Author of THE CHARMED LIFE OF ALEX MOORE

10/25/2018
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Listen to journalist and author, Molly Flatt, talk about how technology influences our lives, how she delivered her baby in her bathroom (!), why she decided against moving to the suburbs and how many times she threw out and rewrote her 100,000 manuscript before it got published!! You can follow her on Twitter @mollyflatt.

Duration:00:36:28

Dr. Beth Ricanati, Author of BRAIDED: A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND CHALLAHS

10/23/2018
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Dr. Beth Ricanati shares her tips for women's wellness from her medical practice and shares why baking challah every week is the ultimate stress mitigator. Her book, BRAIDED, has a fabulous recipe and many stories to inspire every woman... and baker. Love, loss, bread. For the video version of this podcast, visit: https://vimeo.com/295046897.

Duration:00:21:40

Georgia Clark, Author, THE BUCKET LIST

10/18/2018
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Georgia Clark, author of THE BUCKET LIST and three other novels, writes about "feisty, flawed, funny women." In this book, she writes about a 25-year-old woman in NYC who is diagnosed with the BRCA1 gene mutation and has to decide whether to get a double mastectomy. To make the decision, she creates a "boob bucket list."

Duration:00:31:57

Jeff Norton, Author of ALIENATED: GROUNDED AT GROOM LAKE

10/16/2018
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Jeff Norton, award-winning author, writer, producer and founder of Awesome Media and Awesome Reads, talks about his latest novel, ALIENATED: GROUNDED AT GROOM LAKE. Special guest interviewer: my 11-year-old son!

Duration:00:33:45

Madeline Puckette, Author of WINE FOLLY: MAGNUM EDITION

10/11/2018
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Madeline Puckette, author of WINE FOLLY: MAGNUM EDITION, talks about working as a husband/wife team, how to host a wine tasting party, why her first book experience was so difficult, and what to look for when tasting different wines.

Duration:00:29:47

Kate Schelter, Author of CLASSIC STYLE: HAND IT DOWN, DRESS IT UP, WEAR IT OUT

10/9/2018
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Artist/Author/Stylist/Branding Guru, Kate Schelter, opens up about her way of seeing the world as a composition, her family life, the 1980s, writing, motherhood and style. CLASSIC STYLE is a perfect gift, a book that will make you smile just from seeing the illustrations.

Duration:00:31:07

Ingrid Fetell Lee, Author of JOYFUL: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness

10/4/2018
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Listen to this life-changing interview with author, Ingrid Fetell Lee. Ingrid explains the 10 simple ways you can use your environment to add more joy to your life! Simple yet utterly profound!!! Her non-fiction book, JOYFUL: THE SURPRISING POWER OF ORDINARY THINGS TO CREATE EXTRAORDINARY HAPPINESS, is well-written, thought-provoking and surely the next big thing.

Duration:00:42:49

Jeanne McCulloch, Author of ALL HAPPY FAMILIES

10/2/2018
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Jeanne McCulloch opens up about the experiences behind her compelling, beautiful memoir, ALL HAPPY FAMILIES. She talks about the backdrop of the book - the house by the sea in the Hamptons - and how something beautiful can be both a prison or a dreamscape. She discusses her father's alcoholism and its effect on her long-term, her mother's insistence on propriety at all costs, and how to write about family in a memoir in the best way possible. A gifted story-teller, Jeanne weaves stories...

Duration:00:42:19

Glynnis MacNicol, Author of NO ONE TELLS YOU THIS

9/27/2018
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Glynnis MacNicol, author of NO ONE TELLS YOU THIS, talks about the year she turned 40, her decision not to have children, the stress of the school run - even as an aunt!, dealing with her mother's dementia, text-only relationships, women's roles in literature and how she coped with burn-out!

Duration:00:37:13

EXPLICIT LANGUAGE: James Frey, Author of KATERINA, A MILLION LITTLE PIECES and more

9/25/2018
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EXPLICIT LANGUAGE! James Frey, the #1 best-selling author of A MILLION LITTLE PIECES, MY FRIEND LEONARD, BRIGHT SHINY MORNING, FINAL TESTAMENT OF THE HOLY BIBLE and many others, brings you his latest adult novel in 10 years, KATERINA. Listen as we discuss addiction and recovery, sex, writing, family and how he feels about the controversy surrounding his first memoir.

Duration:00:42:21

Susie Orman Schnall, Author of THE SUBWAY GIRLS

9/20/2018
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Susie Orman Schnall, author of THE SUBWAY GIRLS, THE BALANCE PROJECT and ON GRACE, talks about work/life balance, careers, living in the moment and her writing habits. Her series of celebrity interviews about work/life balance has informed her discussion and made her realize that there is no one "right" way to do this! THE SUBWAY GIRLS, her latest novel, uses a dual story line to illustrate some compelling narratives and issues facing women over the past 100 years.

Duration:00:33:34

Gail Honeyman, Author of ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE

9/18/2018
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Gail Honeyman, author of ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE, talks all about her New York Times best-selling debut novel. Gail discusses loneliness vs. solitude, manicurists vs. dog groomers, alcohol vs. household items, and who she'd want to star in the Reese Witherspoon-produced movie version!

Duration:00:29:20

Amy Blumenfeld, Author of THE CAST

9/13/2018
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Amy Blumenfeld talks about surviving childhood cancer and turning her experience into a novel, THE CAST, to help others. While this beautiful story is mostly about issues facing women and men in the 40s, the childhood cancer element frames the story and adds a poignant twist to an otherwise smart beach read. Our talk was personal, meaningful, and definitely worth listening to.

Duration:00:33:48