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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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Sarah McColl, Author of JOY ENOUGH

1/17/2019
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Sarah McColl is an absolutely beautiful writer whose word choices and sentences I call attention to in our conversation. Her memoir, JOY ENOUGH, was published two days ago (Jan 15, 2018) and is one of the most elegant memoirs I've read, similar to A YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion. This ode to her mother and examination of their relationship also incorporates Sarah's troubled marriage, her food career and so much else. Listen to us chat, two similar women, recognizing parts of...

Duration:00:35:42

Kathy Wang, Author of FAMILY TRUST

1/15/2019
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Debut author, Kathy Wang, talks about the amazing success of her first novel which sold in a highly notable book deal! FAMILY TRUST, a novel about an Asian-American family going through the illness of their family patriarch, includes themes ranging from fidelity, professional failure, loyalty, parenting and more. Kathy's experience working in Silicon Valley informs her stark portrait of the tech industry in this beautiful debut work.

Duration:00:28:38

Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen, Co-authors of AN ANONYMOUS GIRL

1/10/2019
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Listen to the dynamic duo, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, co-authors and best friends, as they discuss their secrets of collaboration. Their first project, THE WIFE BETWEEN US, has been optioned by Amblin Entertainment and their newly released book (January 8th, 2019!!), AN ANONYMOUS GIRL, was already sold as a TV show! Greer used to be Sarah's editor at Simon & Schuster and edited seven of her solo novels. This episode is like listening to two close friends and experts share best...

Duration:00:25:33

Delia Owens, Author of WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

1/8/2019
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Delia Owens, bestselling author of WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, Reese's Book Club Pick of September 2018, talks about her life in the wild, the importance of female friendships, mastering Instagram and how it took 10 years to publish this amazing novel.

Duration:00:22:47

Gemma Hartley, Author of FED UP.

1/1/2019
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Gemma's Hartley's book, FED UP. Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward, tackles gender relations and roles by way of the housework! Gemma's article on this topic in Harper's Bazaar got 2 billion views! Listen as she discusses how to make marriages equitable.

Duration:00:25:25

Jennifer Miller & Jason Feifer, Authors of MR. NICE GUY

12/25/2018
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This absolute page-turner, MR. NICE GUY, was written by two super nice people! Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer, an adorable husband and wife team, wrote this quick-paced, of-the-moment novel about a sex columnist and her subject. It's really about the magazine world, New York City, excess and publishing.

Duration:00:30:40

Rebecca Soffer, Author of MODERN LOSS

12/18/2018
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Listen to fabulous, open, honest author, Rebecca Soffer, open up about her parents' deaths, how she coped with loss, her website, ModernLoss.com, and tips she gives for what loved ones can do to help others with a loss. She co-authored, MODERN LOSS: A CANDID CONVERSATION ABOUT GRIEF. BEGINNERS WELCOME, with Gabrielle Birkner.

Duration:00:28:40

Natasha Solomons, Author of HOUSE OF GOLD

12/11/2018
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Natasha Solomons will delight with her British accent and lush re-telling of what HOUSE OF GOLD is about. This sweeping novel about a WWI-era European Jewish banking family and what happens when the war hits has already been optioned by the same TV production company that did "Downton Abbey." Listen to Natasha talk about parenting, writing, Europe and more!

Duration:00:28:12

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