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Sarah Smarsh, National Book Award finalist and author of Heartland

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On today's episode, Adam interviews Sarah Smarsh, journalist and author of the New York Times best selling memoir Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth.

They discuss today's political climate, the struggle of lower class farmers, the effect the news and classism have on society, and the similarities and differences between poverty in urban and rural areas. She also explains what led to her breaking free from the cycle of poverty and struggle in own family.

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This episode is all about the books we've been reading lately but we also dive into some truly crazy true-life murder stories involving authors and embrace our final form... A Pagemaster Podcast.
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Books for Aspiring Writers: Surviving and Thriving during #NaNoWriMo

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On today’s episode, Jill and Adam dive into National Novel Writing Month, how they’re approaching this monumental task, and offer up loads of books to help you get through #NaNoWriMo
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Books for Aspiring Writers: Surviving and Thriving during #NaNoWriMo

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On today's episode, Jill and Adam dive into National Novel Writing Month, how they're approaching this monumental task, and offer up loads of books to help you get through #NaNoWriMo. Need help? We've got your back.
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The Book That Reminded Me Why I Love Reading

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On today's quick episode, Adam discusses why Erin Morgenstern's The Starless Sea affected him so much and why he hopes everyone reads this book about magical hidden worlds and the importance of stories.
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