Talking to Strangers Episode 6

Episode 6 March 28, 2022 00:46:33
Talking to Strangers Episode 6
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Talking to Strangers Episode 6
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Show Notes

Concluding their series on “Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know” by Malcolm Gladwell, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. 

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Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: 

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell Books

Revisionist History

Book Interrupted Teespring Shop

Tony Scruggs The Empathy Guy

Book Interrupted Talking to Strangers Playlist
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Masterclass - Joy Harjo Teaches Poetic Thinking

Hidden Brain Mind Reading 2.0

Malcolm Gladwell debates Adam Grant

Super Soul Sunday

Hidden Brain Podcast: Mind Reading 2.0

Meredith Lady Lamp Instagram Reel 

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