Ep 203: What happens in book club stays in book club
Published October 1, 2019
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    In today’s episode, Anne talks with Emily Carter about a genre they both used to think they were too smart to be reading. When Emily entered a season when she was busy and stressed, and she discovered that the genre she’d once categorically dismissed was full of books that were exactly what her lackluster reading life needed. Fellow repentant "book snobs" will relate to this conversation about what we miss out on as readers when we seal ourselves off from whole sections of the bookstore, how our misperceptions can be corrected with the help of our fellow readers, and how we can take smart chances on books outside our readerly comfort zones.  Click over to the podcast website for a list of books mentioned in this episode: http://whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com/203 You can connect with Emily on her blog: https://thesecondarrowblog.wordpress.com If you want more What Should I Read Next become a supporter on Patreon! We're sharing the full interviews we did with the past guests featured in our special 200th episode. Supporters also get bonus episodes of One Great Book, behind the scenes looks at how the podcasts are made, and invites to special events like our Fall Book Preview! More fun book recommendations happen on our Instagram feed where we use the hashtag #readerrecs to gather your recommendations for a reader who's looking for a little literary inspiration. Thanks to today's sponsors:Literati mails FIVE teacher-approved books to your child every month! No more guessing or searching or reading the same books over and over. Each box is based on a theme, like The Spirit of Adventure, or The Animal Kingdom. For a limited time, go to LiteratiBooks.com/READNEXT and use promo code READNEXT for $20 off your first box.ThirdLove uses data points generated by millions of women who have taken their Fit Finder quiz, to design bras with breast size and shape in mind for a perfect fit and premium feel. WSIRN listeners get 15% off your first purchase at ThirdLove.com/READNEXT!Ritual’s Essentials have the nutrients most of us don’t get enough of from food—all in their clean, absorbable forms. No shady additives or ingredients that can do more harm to your body than good. WSIRN listeners get 10% off during your first three months at Ritual.com/READNEXT!
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