Today we welcome Melody Warnick to the show! She’s a Blacksburg-based author, who really got our attention with the fact that she's that she’s been tracking her reading in an excel spreadsheet since 2004. If that makes you jealous -- you're not alone! But if you find that intimidating, don’t worry—Melody’s not analytical about choosing what to read next (and we can’t wait for you to hear how she approaches a big stack of library books.)
You can check out Melody's new book on her website, and follow her journalism on Psychology Today. See what she's up to on social media via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads.
Books discussed in this episode:
• This is Where You Belong: The Art & Science of Loving the Place You Live, by Melody Warnick • Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey • Still Alice, by Lisa Genova • The Golem & The Jinni, by Helene Wecker • The Harry Potter series, by J.K. Rowling • The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind, by William Kamkwamba • Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure The world, by Tracy Kidder • The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman • Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson • Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert • The Last American Man, Elizabeth Gilbert • The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie, by Alan Bradley • A Night To Remember, by Walter Lord • Middlemarch, by George Eliot • The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt • Special Topics in Calamity Physics, by Marisha Pessl • Bellweather Rhapsody, by Kate Racculia • The Audacity of Hope, by Barack Obama • I Let You Go, by Clare Mackintosh • Miller's Valley, Anna Quindlen • The Excellent Lombards, by Jane Hamilton • The Power of One, by Bryce Courtenay • All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr Have a bonus book recommendation for Melody? Tell us in the comments at the podcast site!
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