34 episodes

Zero Proof is a biweekly podcast featuring writers Shelley Mann Hite and Jackie Mantey. On each episode, these two former journalism colleagues/ bar buddies read and discuss one book about sobriety, self-growth, or surviving—and then thriving—in spaces that profit when we numb ourselves, from ourselves. Learn more at zeroproofbookclub.com.

Zero Proof Book Club: The Podcast Jackie Mantey & Shelley Mann Hite

    • Health & Fitness

Zero Proof is a biweekly podcast featuring writers Shelley Mann Hite and Jackie Mantey. On each episode, these two former journalism colleagues/ bar buddies read and discuss one book about sobriety, self-growth, or surviving—and then thriving—in spaces that profit when we numb ourselves, from ourselves. Learn more at zeroproofbookclub.com.

    Untamed

    Untamed

    In the season finale of Zero Proof Book Club, Shelley and Jackie dig into future plans, listening to the self, and moving on, all inspired by the healing work and writing in love warrior Glennon Doyle’s latest book, “Untamed.”

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Body Keeps The Score

    The Body Keeps The Score

    As part of their discussion about Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk’s book, “The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma,” Shelley and Jackie talk through EMDR therapy, sex before and after getting sober, and how our bodies can carry bad experiences, even long after they’ve happened.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Marlena

    Marlena

    In review of Julie Buntin’s novel about two teenage girls and the year that killed one of them, Shelley and Jackie discuss pills, sober medical diagnoses, friendship, and the romanticism of “troubled young woman” throughout history and its negative effect on generations of girls.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Abandon Me

    Abandon Me

    Melissa Febos’ book of memoirs leads Shelley and Jackie on a discussion of the changes and challenges of long-term sobriety and the way hunger shows up in our lives physically and emotionally. Jackie discusses her new therapy focused on recovering relational trauma and Shelley considers doing the 12 steps.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    A Candid COVID-19 Convo

    A Candid COVID-19 Convo

    Jackie and Shelley pause the book club to talk about the COVID-19 crisis and how we’re both dealing with the experience.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    A Piece of Cake

    A Piece of Cake

    Shelley and Jackie discuss the 2005 memoir by Cupcake Brown, a survivor of child abuse, rape, gang violence, and much more. In recovery, Cupcake eventually became a lawyer at a prestigious firm and now shares her profound story of  recovery around the world.

    • 59 min

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