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Articles Tagged “memoir”
Jun 20, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Patricia Lockwood joins Amy to talk about her hilarious and touching memoir, PRIESTDADDY. They cover jewel-hoarding, mysterious household rags, and dad-habits.

Jun 2, 2017 Beaks & Geeks

Amy Thielen is the author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook, THE NEW MIDWESTERN TABLE, and her memoir, GIVE A GIRL A KNIFE. She discusses composing a dish like a song, her 19th century homesteader-style cabin, and how some meals are loyal to their cooks.

Oct 11, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Tara Clancy, author of THE CLANCYS OF QUEENS, joins Amy to talk Brooklyn, Shakespeare, The Moth, and how writing a memoir with your name at the bottom is a spoiler in and of itself.

Aug 2, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Nadja Spiegelman joins Amy to talk about painful family history, becoming closer to her mother and grandmother, living in Paris, and much more.

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Jun 9, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Jensen Karp, comedy writer and author of KANYE WEST OWES ME $300, talks with Lindsay about being a young rapper with a million dollar record deal and his poignant friendship with the infamous Kanye West.

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May 17, 2016 Beaks & Geeks


Faith Salie, author of APPROVAL JUNKIE, joins Amy to talk about childbirth, literature as legacy, and really listening to someone.

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Jun 2, 2015 Beaks & Geeks

New York Times best selling author, Jen Lancaster’s new memoir, I Regret Nothing, is all about goals. She talks to Amy about her bucket list, which includes learning to ride a bike, visiting Italy, and more.

 

Apr 3, 2015 Beaks & Geeks

Jon Acuff, author of Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck, stops by the studio to talk about how to love what you do for a living. His hilarious and inspirational book is perfect for anyone, no matter your profession or career level.

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