From the Ashes Episode 2

Episode 2 September 20, 2021 00:47:51
From the Ashes Episode 2
Book Interrupted
From the Ashes Episode 2
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Show Notes

The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on: “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle. They talk about examples from the book and delve into topics of writing styles, storytelling and homelessness in the communities where they live.

 

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Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

 

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

The Skin We're in: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole

Nice White Parents

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Nomadland

White Squirrel Brigade

The city with no homeless on its streets, BBC

Built for Zero Canada

 

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