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Podcast: Memoir through Essays


WRITERS' BLOCK Ron Block and Patti Callahan Henry talk with Mary Laura Philpott about Bomb Shelter: Love, Time and other Explosives, her collection of essays that are full of heart and humor.

NEW EPISODE! Once in a while, there are conversations that seem to redefine what it means to be a writer, a reader and a human. I can't wait for you all to hear Mary Laura Philpott, @rsblockmtm Ron and I have this brilliant exchange of ideas and thoughts surrounding the new book, Bomb Shelter. From Frank the turtle, to meditation, to screaming mothers, we truly connected. I was so honored to be a part of this glorious talk, and I cannot urge you enough to get your hands on #bombshelter! Enjoy this treasure!

“Philpott reckons with how we manage to exist when there’s always some unknown threat lurking nearby. Bomb Shelter is the literary equivalent of a therapy session.”

– Washington Post, “The Books to Read in 2022“

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WB-S2E15 Memoir through Essays

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