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Join hosts Angela Ledgerwood and Emily Gould as they discuss books, writers, life, love and all things literary. In conversation with each other and their favorite authors, they explore how what we read reflects how we live.

Join hosts Angela Ledgerwood and Emily Gould as they discuss books, writers, life, love and all things literary. In conversation with each other and their favorite authors, they explore how what we read reflects how we live.
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Join hosts Angela Ledgerwood and Emily Gould as they discuss books, writers, life, love and all things literary. In conversation with each other and their favorite authors, they explore how what we read reflects how we live.

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@litupshow

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English


Episodes

Chapter 70: Jessica Bennett & Aminatou Sow Live! at the NeueHouse

9/20/2016
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Angie sits down with Jessica Bennett, author of Feminist Fight Club, and Aminatou Sow, founder of Tech Lady Mafia, at the NeueHouse in NYC. The women discuss work place sexism, how to ask for a raise, what it means to be successful, and more.

Duration: 01:05:33


Chapter 68: A repeat of one of our favorites, Mary Louise Parker

9/6/2016
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We're still recovering from a gorgeous Labor Day weekend. In the meanwhile, we're sharing one of our most magical episodes. If you didn't catch Angie's interview with Mary Louise Parker the first time around, here's your opportunity. And if you did, listen again!

Duration: 01:07:41


Chapter 65: Jay McInerney Live! at Soho House

8/2/2016
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Literary legend Jay McInerney joins Angie to discuss his new novel, Bright Precious Days, his prolific wine writing career, and of course, his history of mischief.

Duration: 00:46:23


Chapter 64: Nicole Dennis-Benn on Innerworkings of Jamaica

7/26/2016
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Annie Daly, travel editor at Buzzfeed, joins Angie to interview Nicole Dennis-Benn on her new book, Here Comes the Sun.

Duration: 00:34:04


Episode 63: Stephanie Danler on coming of age in NYC.

7/19/2016
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Stephanie Dandler and Angie sit down to discuss her novel “Sweetbitter."

Duration: 00:52:41


Episode 62: English Philosopher Alain de Botton on Keeping Love Alive

7/12/2016
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If you've ever been in love, had your heart broken, been in had a relationship, or yearned for one, this week's episode is for you -- in other words, if you're a human, you'll benefit from listening to the wise words of world-renowned philosopher and writer Alain de Botton.

Duration: 00:35:00


Chapter 61: Revisiting a Favorite, Irin Carmon

7/5/2016
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We're taking a week off, but revisiting a timely episode with Irin Carmon on her book, Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Duration: 00:41:47


Chapter 59: Max Porter on Love Through Grief

6/21/2016
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Max Porter joins Angie to discuss his first novel, Grief Is the Thing with Feathers.

Duration: 00:48:40


Episode 58: Yaa Gyasi on her debut novel "Homegoing" and the haunting legacy of slavery

6/14/2016
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Episode 58: Yaa Gyasi on her debut novel "Homegoing" and the haunting legacy of slavery by Angela Ledgerwood

Duration: 00:28:29


Chapter 57: Jessica Valenti on Sex Object

6/7/2016
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Jessica Valenti joins Angie to discuss her powerful memoir and advocate for continued feminism, Sex Object,

Duration: 00:39:37


Chapter 56: Revisiting a Favorite Episode

6/1/2016
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We revisit a particularly emotional episode. Lidia Yuknavitch joins Angela to discuss all of her work, which blurs the lines between fiction and non-fiction.

Duration: 00:45:52


Chapter 55: Geoff Dyer on Travel and Stepping Outside Ourselves

5/24/2016
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Geoff Dyer joins Angie to discuss his new collection of essays (or are they>), White Sands.

Duration: 00:39:21


Chapter 54: Lindy West on Living Proud

5/17/2016
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Lindy West joins Angie to discuss fat activism, periods, trolls, and most importantly, her honest and funny memoir, Shrill.

Duration: 00:48:23


Chapter 53: Kate Tempest on Playing with Form

5/10/2016
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Kate Tempest joins Angie to discuss her novel, The Bricks that Built the Houses and album, Everybody Down.

Duration: 00:42:19


Chapter 52: Molly Prentiss on Living Creatively

5/3/2016
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Molly Prentiss joins Angie to discuss her first novel, Tuesday Nights in 1980, her unconventional and dreamy upbringing, and living as a creative.

Duration: 00:42:53


Chapter 31: The MASTERFUL Mary Gaitskill

11/10/2015
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Lit Up is somewhat of a show built on girl crushes. However this week, the inspiring, talented, gorgeous Mary Gaitskill, probably our #1 girl crush, sits down with Angie and Emily to talk about her new novel, The Mare.

Duration: 00:45:22


Chapter 30: Lit Up Live! with Bill Clegg

11/3/2015
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In our first ever Literary Salon at the Soho House in New York, Bill Clegg joins Angie to discuss his first novel, Did You Ever Have a Family, and the twisty path that lead him to write this stunning book.

Duration: 00:45:00


Chapter 29: Irin Carmon on the Notorious RBG!

10/27/2015
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The inspiring Irin Carmon joins Angie to discuss THE inspiring Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her new book, The Notorious RBG.

Duration: 00:41:06


Chapter 27: Sloane Crosley on Old Friends

10/13/2015
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Sloane Crosley joins Angie to discuss the myriad of inspiration for her first novel, The Clasp.

Duration: 00:42:27


Chapter 26: Nikesh Shukla on Meatspace and Meat in Space!

10/6/2015
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Emily & Angie sit down with the lovely and fun Nikesh Shukla to discuss the wild world of the internet and his new book, Meatspace.

Duration: 00:41:46

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