We’re not just book nerds, we’re Professional Book Nerds®

With over a million downloads, readers and librarians turn to us for book recommendations, author interviews, and all things books.

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Pandora

Emily Austin on anxiety and coping with existential dread through writing and humor

Adam chats with debut author Emily Austin about their new book Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead. They dive into how they both use writing and reading to cope with anxiety, how writing about death is therapeutic for them, and how religion has affected both of their lives.

Episode Sponsor

ZocDoc- Visit zocdoc.com/probooknerds to download the Zocdoc app to sign-up for FREE and book a top-rated doctor

Recent Episodes

View All

Flying Solo with Linda Holmes

Professional Book Nerds
Writer and podcast host Linda Holmes discusses writing during the pandemic, duck decoys, and more!...
Listen to Flying Solo with Linda Holmes

Interview with Riley Sager, author of The House Across the Lake

Professional Book Nerds
Emma chats with Riley Sager about Rear Window, what inspired The House Across the Lake, and the return of in-person author events....
Listen to Interview with Riley Sager, author of The House Across the Lake

The Line Between Love and Hate Is Fine

Professional Book Nerds
Emma, Jill, Joe and Sydney share strong opinions on the best (and worst) book adaptations...
Listen to The Line Between Love and Hate Is Fine

Interview with Alex Jennings, author of The Ballad of Perilous Graves

Professional Book Nerds
Music is magic in Jennings' debut novel....
Listen to Interview with Alex Jennings, author of The Ballad of Perilous Graves