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January 19, 2019 NeedaBook 0

The transcript for Podcast 334. The Interpretive Art of Narrating Audiobooks: An Interview with Lorelei King has been posted! This podcast transcript was handcrafted with meticulous skill by Garlic Knitter. Many thanks. ❤ Click here […]

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Francine du Plessix Gray and Sorrel Soup

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By her own account, writing wasn’t easy for Francine du Plessix Gray, who died last Sunday at the age of eighty-eight. As she told Regina Weinreich in her 1987 Art of Fiction interview, “I’ve always […]

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Staff Picks: Decadence, Doodles, and Deep Ends

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Ana Luísa Amaral. Photo: Mattias Blomgren (CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)), from Wikimedia Commons. If you think of poetry as a language at its purest and most distilled, and if you think of a language as, […]

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Living Coral, the Brutal Hue of Climate Change and Brand New iPhones

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Coral outcrop on Flynn Reef The color forecasters at Pantone have declared 2019 the year of Living Coral. In the press release, the company describes this orangey pink hue as “vibrant, yet mellow,” providing “warmth,” […]

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334. The Interpretive Art of Narrating Audiobooks: An Interview with Lorelei King

January 18, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Today I’m chatting with award-winning audiobook narrator, actress, and author Lorelei King. You might have heard her voice narrating The Charley Davidson series by Darynda Jones, the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, or books […]

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Listening to Women’s Bodies

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Between hiding what we’re told is embarrassing and presenting ourselves to the world to be appraised, women’s relationships to our bodies can be complex, even brutal. As the host of Bodies podcast Allison Behringer reminds […]

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The Twisting Nature of Love

January 18, 2019 NeedaBook 0

When I was a child there was always a nanny. My parents were broke more often than not—breakfast and supper might frequently be a bread roll and black coffee—but there was always a nanny, and […]