Ep. 13 Writing Your Book with Ross Asdourian

We’re excited to welcome Ross Asdourian to our show this week. Ross is the debut author of a hilarious memoir, Broken Bananah: Life, Love, and Sex…Without a Penis, the story of that one time he broke his penis. We don’t just talk about Ross’ unmentionables, we also talk about the process of writing your own book, self-publishing, and more. Of course Ross is also answering all of your favorite The Stacks questions. You can find a list of all the things we discuss this week right here. BOOKS Broken Bananah by Ross Asdourian The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch Steal Like and Artist by Austin Kleon The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey Operation Nemesis by Eric Bogosian The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell Blink by Malcolm Gladwell What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell Jim Henson by Brian Jay Jones Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace Bossypants by Tiny Fey As You Were by Christian Davenport Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Born Standing Up by Steve Martin Lamb by Christopher Moore Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge The Power of Negative Thinking by Bob Knight The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg EVERYTHING ELSE Ross & Traci’s Parody Video (Ross Asdourian) Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell, Panoply) The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Summit Entertainment) Oprah’s Book Club Reese’s  Book Club x Hello Sunshine   Connect with The Stacks: Instagram|Facebook|Twitter|Goodreads|Traci’s Instagram|iTunes|The Stacks Website|Patreon Connect with Ross: Instagram|Broken Bananah Website|Broken Bananah Facebook To contribute to The Stacks, join The Stacks Pack, and get exclusive perks, check out our Patreon page. We are beyond grateful for anything you’re able to give to support the production of this show. If you prefer to do a one time contribution go to paypal.me/thestackspod. Thank you to this week’s sponsor Audible. To get your FREE audiobook download and FREE 30 day trial go to audibletrial.com/thestacks. The Stacks participates in affiliate programs in which we receive a small commission when products are purchased through some links on this website. This does not effect my opinions on books and products. For more information click here.   

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