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Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of The End of Your Life Book Club and Books for Living, invites notable guests to tell stories of the books — and the moments — that changed them.

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    • 4.5 • 406 Ratings

Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of The End of Your Life Book Club and Books for Living, invites notable guests to tell stories of the books — and the moments — that changed them.

    Revisit: Min Jin Lee

    Revisit: Min Jin Lee

    National Book Award finalist Min Jin Lee on George Eliot's Middlemarch, imposter syndrome, and her lifelong obsession with wisdom. To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin, War and Peace and Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, Middlemarch by George Eliot, and Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. Stay in the know about the latest Macmillan news by reading our free newsletter here.
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    • 25 min
    Rufi Thorpe

    Rufi Thorpe

    Novelist Rufi Thorpe on Jane Smiley’s Private Life, balancing motherhood with artistry, and a brush with mortality. To learn more about the books we discussed in this episode, check out Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery, The Chocolate War and We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier and Private Life by Jane Smiley. Be sure to check out Rufi’s book, The Knockout Queen. Stay in the know about the latest Macmillan news by reading our free newsletter here.
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    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
406 Ratings

406 Ratings

craftyanty ,

Beware... Your TBR list will grow

I truly enjoy this podcast.
As a teacher, I try to instill a love of reading by helping students find personal ways to connect to text, showing them that they can develop relationships with books, characters, authors, etc. This podcast is all about that personal connection. Each of Will Schwalbe’s guests describes their personal relationship with reading... its inception, its growth, and one of its peaks. It is a pleasure to listen to their stories and to hear about books that I may connect with as well. Just be warned, your “To Be Read” list will grow.

Meta pelet ,

I’ll miss this podcast

I’ve enjoyed every session and am sad it is ending. Thank you for the interesting guests and topics. Will is such a good interviewer and the editing/production is also excellent.

BannieG2003 ,

Perfect

I am so happy I stumbled upon this podcast. I love stories, and Will Schwalbe is both a great storyteller AND interviewer. Even if I haven't heard of the people he interviews or the books that made life-changing impacts on them, I enjoy hearing their stories.

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