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The Connecting Power of Books & Stories
Episode 951st June 2022 • This Shit Works • Julie Brown
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Have you ever missed a character in a book after you turned the final page on their story and they were no longer part of your day?

Connecting over books is one of my favorite ways to talk to strangers. You may not think that something like reading a book, which is a solitary act, can be a way in which we can connect to other people, to network even, but it is, if you share what you are enjoying and take the time to ask others, even strangers what they are reading. 

Listen in to this week's episode to hear about some of my favorite books and the connecting power of a good story.

Drink of the Week: The Turn of the Screwdriver

Books Mentioned

Where the Crawdad Sings

Love in the Time of Cholera

The Nightingale

Shadow of the Wind


Rock Paper Scissors

Home Before Dark

Listener Recommendations

The Glass Castle

Power Within Her

School for Good Mothers

Lost Summers of Newport

You Have The Right To Remain Silent

This episode is sponsored by Nickerson, a full-service branding, marketing, and PR and communications agency with team members in Boston, LA, Miami, and NYC.

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