Episode 109: Reading Slumps with @veronikellymars

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In this episode, we talk to author and librarian emeritus Kelly Jensen about mental health and how it impacts our ability to read for work and pleasure, and what we can do to get out of reading slumps (if we want to).

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Links

Kelly’s article: “7 Tips for Reading With Mental Health Challenges
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Nancy Pearl’s rule of 50
Bossypants by Tina Fey
I’m Just A Person by Tig Notaro
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
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Narrative nonfiction: Simon Winchester
Graphic novels
So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know by Retta
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Audiobooks
Harry Potter
The Magician’s Assistant by Ann Patchett
All The Books (podcast)
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Musical Obsessions
Anna: “Automatically in Love” by Carly Rae Jepsen
Alene: “Badass Woman” by Meghan Trainor, from The Hustle

Obsessions
Kelly: Unf*ck Your Brain (podcast), Topo Chico mineral water (also Polar seltzer)
Anna: Whiskey Cavalier
Alene: Trinkets

Twitter and Instagram @veronikellymars

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Episode 2 Show Notes: Pop Culture Discovery and the Joy of Quitting

In our second episode, we tackle questions of pop culture acquisition and its logical counterpart: disillusion and disenchantment that leads to bitter the end of a pop culture relationship. Or something like that.

Our motto: “If you like it, you like it!”

Links (episode spoilers ahoy!)

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