EPISODE 34

Delia Owens and Educated

June 24, 2019 - Abbe raves about Tara Westover's memoir, chats with Delia Owens about Where the Crawdads Sing, and has a moving conversation with psychic medium Laura Lynne Jackson.

In this episode, Abbe, despite being late to the game, raves about Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated, which she finally just read.

Then, she chats and laughs (a lot) with author Delia Owens about her novel, Where the Crawdads Sing, elephant behavior, and what it was like to meet fellow southern gal, Reese Witherspoon. She even shares what books she loves reading and re-reading and why she resists having Where the Crawdads Sing classified as historical fiction.

To me, writing nonfiction is like riding a horse inside of the corral. There are all these fences. You have to stay within the facts [...] And then writing fiction is like getting on your horse and riding through the gate, across a meadow, up a mountain, wherever you want to go.
—Delia Owens

Finally, in a moving conversation, Abbe gets personal with psychic medium and author, Laura Lynne Jackson, about her most recent work, Signs: The Secret Language of the Universe and those messages we receive from loved ones on the other side.

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