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Book Interrupted

Welcome to Book Interrupted, a book club for busy people to connect and one that celebrates life’s interruptions.

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They Called Me Number One -Episode 4
Rotten food, freezing temperatures, seven generations, truth, healing and reconciliation.  The women continue their chat inspired by “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars. Discussion Points: Did they finish the book? The Orange Shirt story The structure and storytelling style of the book Painting the whole picture Rotten food and below freezing temperatures The lasting impacts of residential schools survivors Epigenetic markers based on trauma, cultural genocide - it takes seven generations to heal Good starter book Truth, healing and reconciliation - the long road and why are things not getting done? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad, Brock Nicol Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga Five Little Indians by Michelle Good Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action Indigeneyez
32:09 11/21/2022
They Called Me Number One -Episode 3
Orange Shirt Day, the loss of language, land and climate change. The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars and finish with a group discussion. Discussion Points: Personal journals Truth and Reconciliation Day/Orange Shirt Day - September 30th Evolving language and the loss of languages Climate change Owning land Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild Hidden Brain - Watch Your Mouth University of Alberta Indigenous Canada Indigeneyez Native Land Digital  Native Land Digital Twitter 
33:18 11/14/2022
They Called Me Number One -Episode 2
Being uncomfortable, banned books, allyship, and socks. The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School” by Bev Sellars. Discussion Points: Banned books Making people and yourself uncomfortable and anti-racism work Indian Hospitals and forced sterilizations of Indigenous women The Pope’s apology Reconciliation and allyship Changing unconscious biases Do you like wearing socks? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:m Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars History of the Sitcom Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel Indigeneyez “Indigenous women still forced, coerced into sterilization: Senate report” - Global News
28:11 11/07/2022
They Called Me Number One -Episode 1
Residential schools, shaming, dehumanization, and children’s rights. The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “They Called Me Number One” by Bev Sellars. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “They Called Me Number One”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Learning about residential schools in the current school system  The structure of the book The impact of the book after you read it Other books by Indigenous Canadian authors  Lack of medical care and other events that occurred in residential schools Why did Kim choose this book? Inability to have family visits, shaming, and abuse Children’s rights Dehumanization and corporal punishment Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Five Little Indians by Michelle Good Book Interrupted Swag Shop White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo IndigenEYEZ 
49:42 10/31/2022
Off The Shelf - Episode 8
The Book Interrupted women answer quizzes, inspired by the book “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: Are you stressed? Is your feminism angry enough?   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Stress Quiz: https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/stress-test#fa-qs Burnout Quiz https://www.oprah.com/inspiration/burnout-quiz-assessment-test-fried-book_1 Is my Feminism Angry Enough Quiz: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2018/04/quiz-is-my-feminism-angry-enough
47:51 10/24/2022
Burnout Episode 6
Being inside yourself, crank calls, reassessing your life, stress leave, miscarriages, and bookmarks. Concluding their series on “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Special guest Virginia, the fan who chose The Midnight Library, joins in.   Discussion Points:   The music in the audio book version Catch up with Virginia and her book recommendations  Prank-playing and crank calls Work sheets in the book Taking time to finding awareness and clarity  Is it career limiting if you take time off for stress? Miscarriages  Fan responses to playlists and social media posts What do you do to save your page in a book you’re reading?   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:   Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Rose Code by Kate Quinn Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! By Tony Robbins  Be Better At Listening - Pomplamoose (Studio Session Version) Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke
46:30 10/17/2022
Burnout Episode 5
Moby Dick, the Human Giver Syndrome, the timing of books in our lives, underwear, and do we recommend the book? The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski, then share their final book reports. Discussion Points: Practical aspects of the book The Human Giver Syndrome Who is this book written for? Do we recommend this book? Do books mean something different to us at different times in our lives? Do you always wear underwear? Final Book Reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés Untamed by Glennon Doyle  
40:03 10/10/2022
Burnout Episode 4
BMI, judging other women, grocery store conversations, and human libraries. The women continue their chat inspired by “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Discussion Points: The Bikini Industrial Complex and the BMI (Body Mass Index) Do you judge other women and yourself about they way they/you look? Obesity and healthiness  Should people be commenting on how children look? Does anyone need to wear makeup - especially children? Categorizing people and commenting on their body Talking to strangers  The importance of connection  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Jax - I wrote a song called Victoria’s Secret and I always wanted to be part of a Flash Mob White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo Bucharest Herald: “Experiment on Romanian orphans: They have lower volumes of gray matter”
31:11 10/03/2022
Burnout Episode 3
Kissing, speaking up, shutting up, the mad woman in the attic, and “the patriarchy (ugh)”. The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski and finish with a group discussion. Discussion Points: Personal journals Kissing for six seconds to complete a stress cycle How do you react when you hear other people have stress? Speaking up versus shutting up Who is this book aimed at? The patriarchy - does the writing undermine the intended message? Active rest Using this book for stress in the corporate world  The madwoman in the attic   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry
36:17 09/26/2022
Burnout Episode 2
Giving, boundaries, burnout, social connection and finding “the middle of the Oreo”. The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Discussion Points: Human Giver Syndrome and accepting and asking for help Sense of and setting boundaries  Choosing your battles and avoiding conflicts Saying “yes” Are you usually early, on time, or late? TLDR sections and personal stories in the book Do you feel burnt out?  The need for social connection Work burnout Ups and downs and finding the “middle of the Oreo” The importance of exercise to combat burnout Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, Kaley Warner Klemp What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer
44:26 09/19/2022
Burnout Episode 1
Moustache hairs, humour, the patriarchy, and audio books. The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “Burnout”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Using your body to work through stress Humour in self help The patriarchy, how it relates to wellness, and expected roles and behaviour of women Worksheets in the book “Science is not an exact science” Authors reading their own audio books - is it a good thing? Preconceived notions of books Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Brené Brown Unlocking Us podcast with Emily and Amelia Nagoski Operation Angus by Terry Fallis  The Onion  The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown
39:28 09/12/2022
Off The Shelf - Episode 7
Inspired by the advanced words from “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, the Book Interrupted women play a game. Which definition is real, and which ones are fake?  This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: Humectant Crepuscular Rococo  Bathetic Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
26:16 09/05/2022
Gone Fishing
Tune in next week for our regular scheduled Off The Shelf Episode.  
01:14 08/29/2022
Fun Home Episode 6
Nice ghosts, chin hairs, companion book, the Mandela Effect, and interruptions while reading. Concluding their series on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Discussion Points: Why was this book chosen? Kim’s follow-up of what she thought - feeling left out of the book Having a companion book to Fun Home Talking about menopause  Plucking your chin hairs Podcast awards Most people are nice Pronouncing words Interruptions while reading The Mandela Effect Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For John Green Body Worlds Shazaam The Mandela Effect
38:54 08/22/2022
Fun Home Episode 5
Periods, sex scenes, references, and recommendations. The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, then share their final book reports. Do they recommend the book?  Discussion Points: Period references and period underwear Writing to the author  Do you recommend the book? Were there any books that were referenced that you want to read? How did you feel about the sex scenes? Final book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For Blossom 
42:04 08/15/2022
Fun Home Episode 4
Life choices, raising children, household organization, solipsism, and more. The women continue their chat inspired by “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Are you a person who has too many mugs or just enough?  Discussion Points: Reading a graphic novel like reading poetry Literary references and complicated vocabulary in Fun Home Philosophy of solipsism  Making life choices that make yourself happy The nuclear family and adult creative pursuits Raising children with a village versus a small family The advantages to having multi-aged play groups Child, bag, and other trackers Having homes for household objects so you don’t lose things Having too many mugs Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For Solipsistic The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans by Michaeleen Doucleff The Tile App
35:39 08/08/2022
Fun Home Episode 3
Journaling, “To Do” lists, discovering parents are real people, and of course, the book. The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel and finish with a group discussion.  Discussion Points: Personal journals Did you finish the book? Connecting or not connecting to the book The structure of the book Discovering your parents are people and are flawed Do you journal?  What’s your relationship with “to do” lists? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For The High Performance Planner
35:41 08/01/2022
Fun Home Episode 2
Funerals, death, cadavers, goo bags, and Weekend at Bernies. The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Discussion Points: Fun Home = Funeral home  Drawings of cadavers What do you want to happen to your body after you are dead? Would you donate your body? Death and funerals in different places and time periods  80s and 90s movies and television  Other writings by Alison Bechdel and the musical based on the book Tarot card readings  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For BodyWorlds Weekend at Bernie’s
27:50 07/25/2022
Fun Home Episode 1
Boobs, booze, banned books, and the Bechdel Test (and graphic novels, literary references, and talking about the weather). The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “Fun Home”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Fun Home in the “book club bag” at the library What’s the process of Bechdel creating her graphic novels?  Fun Home has been banned in schools and libraries in the USA The graphic images in the book The layout - how is it reading a graphic novel? Using a different mindset. Literary references  Boobs and booze and banned books  The Bechdel Test - women in film Small talk - talking about the weather Pink eye  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For
40:23 07/18/2022
Off The Shelf Episode 6
Author Karma Brown of “The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life”, joins the Book Interrupted women and fan Lindsay for a chat about finding the time for yourself, raising children, rhubarb baking, and Roe v. Wade. This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: The 4% Fix conversational style Finding the hour for yourself - when can you find your time? And what do you use your time for? Raising children at different ages Difference in time management for adults with kids versus without How did the pandemic affect your personal time/projects? Procrastibaking Roe v. Wade How to help - show up and get involved Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown Home Under Clutter - Fan Lindsay’s blog Smitten Kitchen How Did Roe Fall? Before a Decisive Ruling, a Powerful Red Wave, NY Times, by Kate Zernike V For Vendetta  Karma Brown Instagram  
52:36 07/11/2022
The Midnight Library Episode 6
Limbo in limbo; vintage shopping; and full belly laughs. Concluding their series on “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Discussion Points: Have you ever lost a friend over their recommendation of books? Do you want to stay in the never-ending “library” like Hugo? Limboing in limbo Having sex in all the different lives - would you do it a lot? Similar themes on the screen Saving clothing that you love, even if it’s caught on fire, and the vintage shop movement Seeing Red in the library Revisiting bird calls and bird stories  Full belly laughs  Here’s my coffee cup and here’s what I’m reading - Insta challenge Next book cycle Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Book Interrupted Playlists Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Everything Everywhere All at Once Crash (2004) Crash (1996) Two Truths and a Lie - Book Interrupted episode  styledemocracy.com-Courage My Love Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer What The Robin Knows Fan Episode - Bird Call Challenge  Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  La Vie en Rose  The Mi
50:37 07/04/2022
The Midnight Library Episode 5
The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig, then share their final book reports. Do they recommend the book? Discussion Points: Do they recommend the book? Short chapters What time do you go to bed? Good for a book club  Parallel universes Final book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Everything Everywhere All at Once Off The Shelf: Two Truths and a Lie
31:11 06/27/2022
The Midnight Library Episode 4
The Book Interrupted women and Virginia continue the group discussion about “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. They discuss kindness & relationships, whether suicide is courageous or not, wine-book pairings, and then imagine their own midnight libraries.   Discussion Points: Kindness, hard lessons, the impact of relationships Suicide – is it brave or not? Pairing wine with books! The members name their libraries and their alternate lives Meredith’s Midnight Used Book Store Lindsay’s Midnight Wine Cellar & Jancis Robinson Sarah’s Midnight Bakery & her boss Margaret Kim’s Midnight Boardgame Café or improv game & her grade 11 law teacher Lia’s Midnight Hotel with different beds & Brutus the dog Virginia’s Midnight Record Store Kara’s Midnight Green Room & Clarissa Pinkola Estés Amusement parks, too much adrenaline, and colliding with birds Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Jancis Robinson - Wine Critic Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés Women Who Run With The Wolves Seinfeld Gene’s Picks
47:39 06/20/2022
The Midnight Library Episode 3
The Book Interrupted women and Virginia share their personal thoughts at the halfway mark of reading “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig, then continue in the group discussion. The women discuss depression, the unpredictable outcomes of choices, and fiction versus reality. What roles do philosophy, perspective, & mindset have in regret? How does the language of mental health change the conversation? Discussion Points: Philosophy, perspective, and mindset Choices change life in unpredictable ways Connecting with the main character, or not Depression Micro dosing Fiction versus real life Language change for the good  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Matt Haig Everything Everywhere All At Once Official Trailer Quantum Leap TV Show Opening Credits
45:53 06/13/2022
The Midnight Library Episode 2
The Book Interrupted women and Virginia continue the conversation about “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. They discuss acceptance instead of regret, abortion, right choices with bad feelings, and the happiest life yet. Discussion Points: Living without regret –decisions make us Unpacking feelings about abortion Making the right choice sometimes feels bad Dog-killing babies Time travel movies starring Rachel McAdams The stairway to happiness Kids giving themselves haircuts   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig About Time Official Trailer Time Traveler’s Wife Official Trailer
33:24 06/06/2022
The Midnight Library Episode 1
The Book Interrupted women welcome Virginia and kickoff the first fan book choice of Season 2: “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. The women individually give their first impressions of the book, and continue in the group chat. They discuss fate, soulmates, parallel universes, purgatory, Gene’s Picks from Seinfeld, and (of course) regret. Discussion Points: Book Interrupted welcomes Virginia to the fan book cycle Devouring the book – the right way and wrong way Gene’s Picks – finding your Gene or your Elaine for books or beliefs Fate, soulmates, parallel universes, and purgatory Bad things can be good things Poetry, philosophy, and book coming into life at the right time Bird interruption aka Jon Young is a sneaky guy   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:  Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Matt Haig The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The Valkyries by Paulo Coelho Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brené Brown Lean in: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg Leading Change by John Kotter Seinfeld Gene’s Picks Another Earth - Official Trailer Spiderman: No Way Home - Official Trailer
45:09 05/30/2022
Off The Shelf Episode 5
 The following episode of Book Interrupted is Off the Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! The Book Interrupted women play Two Truths and a Lie. Can you guess which one is a lie? Discussion Points: The unlikely accidents that left scars on Lindsay’s hands The embarrassing things that happened to Lia while she was working on a tattoo Meredith’s bat blood potion, university professor romance, and sea turtle encounter Kara’s drunken brother-in-law stories, and a close encounter with a deer The famous people Kim has met Sarah’s accident-prone stories that are better than lies Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Behind Her Eyes on Netflix Jordan Knight from The New Kids On The Block Topher Grace from That '70s Show Lance Bass from NSYNC Toe Touches / Russians
39:09 05/23/2022
What the Robin Knows Episode 6
Concluding their series on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Naked in the forest, multiple penises, doing it birdie style, self-esteem & mirrors, and Bird Call Challenge. Discussion Points: Squiggy’s Stumble Forward T-shirt Twitter reactions & realizing Twitter account names aren’t always their real name Topic Tuesday quote: “Every living being has a purpose” More on naturists, naturalists, and nudists Multiple penises (or is it peni?) Self-esteem, self-consciousness, and mirrors. Doing it birdie style These are the birds in our neighbourhood Book Interrupted members answer the Bird Call Challenge Do you read one book at a time or multiple books? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Bird Songs A Fed Bear Is A Dead Bear The Kids in the Hall -- Chicken Lady  
56:04 05/16/2022
What the Robin Knows Episode 5
The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, then share their final book reports. Do they recommend the book? Discussion Points: The last chapter Listening to the birds Exercises and techniques learned from the book Mindful meditation, nature, and forest bathing Forest bathing and wine tasting Thinking about your senses Do we recommend the book? The Challenge - listen to a bird and replicate their song Final book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young
36:51 05/09/2022
What the Robin Knows Episode 4
The Book Interrupted women continue their discussion on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, exploring topics of balance, individuality in animals, bird calls, and learning from nature. Discussion Points: Did you like the book? Can being out in nature create a balance? Time management Connecting our book cycles together - what parallels do you see? Putting a sail on a canoe What did you take away from the book? Animals are individuals and listen to each other Learning from nature and paying attention, being part of the ecosystem not apart from it Learning the bird behaviour and calls Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Malcolm Gladwell Books Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
31:51 05/02/2022