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Laurie Frankel

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26 - Melissa Cohen Discusses One, Two, Three by Laurie Frankel


Melissa Cohen is a Family Law Attorney in New Jersey. Read more about her and the work she does here: https://www.seidenfamilylaw.com/our-team/36-melissa-e-cohen Today's book is One Two Three by Laurie Frankel. https://www.lauriefrankel.net/one-two-three.html 

1hr 25mins

22 Oct 2021

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Laurie Frankel, "One Two Three: A Novel" (Henry Holt, 2021)

New Books in Literature

Today I talked to Laurie Frankel about her new novel One, Two, Three (Henry Holt, 2021).The little town of Bourne made national news seventeen years before when its water turned green and people started to get sick. The Mitchell triplets were born that year, after the factory closed, the town began to wither along with its citizens, and their father died. The three girls, each a different version of normal, have watched their mother’s endless fight for justice from the company that destroyed their town. Mirabel, number Three, is the smartest triplet, even though she can’t speak and uses a wheelchair. Monday, number Two, inherited all the library’s books when the library building closed. She eats and wears only yellow and knows exactly where in the house each book is hidden. And Mab, number One, is trying to get into college and out of Bourne. Then one day, a moving truck pulls up and the Mitchell sisters are forced to grapple with a past that was never resolved.Laurie Frankel writes novels (and reads novels, teaches other people to write novels, raises a small person who reads and would like someday to write novels) in Seattle, Washington where she lives on a nearly vertical hill from which she can watch three different bridges while she's staring out her windows between words. She's originally from Maryland and has a degree in reading Shakespeare, which has relatively little to do with writing novels. She has taught writing, literature, and gender studies at both community colleges and universities. Now she is at work — always — on her next novel but also blogs about craft at Medium where she endeavors to help other people finish their novels.I interview authors of beautifully written literary fiction and mysteries, and try to focus on independently published novels, especially by women and others whose voices deserve more attention. If your upcoming or recently published novel might be a candidate for a podcast, please contact me via my website, gpgottlieb dot com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/literature


21 Sep 2021

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Storybound with Laurie Frankel

Novel Pairings

We have an extra special Friday bonus episode for you! We've expressed our love for Laurie Frankel and her new book One Two Three on the podcast. Today, we're sharing an episode from Storybound, in which Laurie reads an excerpt from her book. This is paired with an original piece of music to make an immersive soundscape of original music and sound effects.  Storybound comes to you from The Podglomerate and Lit Hub Radio. Season 4 is the best yet, so subscribe today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you’re listening now.


30 Jul 2021

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16 | Novelist Laurie Frankel: Can you Love Putting your Work out As Much As Creating It?

Create Out Loud With Jennifer Louden

Isn't it wonderful to hear widely celebrated NYT's best-selling novelists talk about shitty first drafts? Laurie's acclaimed new bestseller One Two Three "wrote hard," for her, and that's OK! For Laurie, the joy comes in the process, whether it's easy, hard, smooth, bumpy, or annoying - that complicated cocktail is what makes the creative process beautiful. And Laurie gets candid about the other side: PUBLISHING. Sometimes "Creating Out Loud," isn't our first instinct, but it's all apart of what we do as artists. In this conversation, Jen and Laurie also discuss: - Laurie's passion for creative inclusion - Fiction v. non-fiction storytelling - The "Prestige" of "literature v. fiction" - How and why we should study our craft - Navigating the world of a transgender child - Being a story savant Visit https://jenniferlouden.com/podcastkit/ to get instant access to a collection of audios that will: help you with some of the most common struggles we creatives have to manage including fear of choosing, falling into compare and despair, managing the inner critic (s), and feeling too exposed and vulnerable when you put yourself or your work into the world.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jennifer-louden/support


20 Jul 2021

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Ep 31 - Family Secrets Never Stay Hidden - This is How is Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Outta Five Stars - A Weekly Bookish Podcast

This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel is our second pride month book, this one shedding some light on transgender kids. On today's show we talk about this compelling story of a family and the lengths that they went to keep their child's secret.  Thanks for tuning in!  We would love for you to subscribe and leave us a review.  Find us at www.outtafivestars.com Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok we're @OuttaFiveStars.  Music: https://www.purple-planet.com


23 Jun 2021

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332 Hamlet (with Laurie Frankel)

The History of Literature

Novelist Laurie Frankel joins Jacke to talk about her writing, her theater background, and her new novel One Two Three. Then Jacke and Laurie geek out on Shakespeare and choose the Top 10 Things To Love About Hamlet.Laurie Frankel is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of novels such as The Atlas of Love, Goodbye for Now, and the Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick This Is How It Always Is. Frankel lives in Seattle with her husband, daughter, and border collie. She makes good soup.Help support the show at patreon.com/literature or historyofliterature.com/shop. (We appreciate it!) Find out more at historyofliterature.com, jackewilson.com, or by following Jacke and Mike on Twitter at @thejackewilson and @literatureSC. Or send an email to jackewilsonauthor@gmail.com.New!!! Looking for an easy to way to buy Jacke a coffee? Now you can at paypal.me/jackewilson. Your generosity is much appreciated!The History of Literature Podcast is a member of Lit Hub Radio and the Podglomerate Network. Learn more at www.thepodglomerate.com/historyofliterature. ***This show is a part of the Podglomerate network, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts. We encourage you to visit the website and sign up for our newsletter for more information about our shows, launches, and events. For more information on how The Podglomerate treats data, please see our Privacy Policy. Since you're listening to The History of Literature, we'd like to suggest you also try other Podglomerate shows surrounding literature, history, and storytelling like Storybound, Micheaux Mission, and The History of Standup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 17mins

14 Jun 2021

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Episode 64: Interview with Laurie Frankel for ONE TWO THREE

Top Shelf at the Merrick Library

What is “normal”? Who defines “normal”? Laurie Frankel asks these questions in all of her books, most notably for One Two Three, a book that had me absolutely riveted. We sat down to talk about the book, how humans define “normal” and so much more. I love the voices of these triplet sisters trying to make their way through insurmountable challenges. To say I am grateful to have had this time with Laurie Frankel is an understatement. Please don’t miss this episode and do not miss One Two Three, it’s book club gold. Laurie Frankel recommends: Stranger Care: A Memoir of Loving What Isn’t Ours by Sarah Sentilles; Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy; Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConahgy; and the Hilary Mantel Trilogy: Wolf Hall (2009), Bring up the Bodies (2012) and The Mirror and the Light (2020) Reserve your Laurie Frankel titles here: One Two Three; This Is How It Always Is; The Atlas of Love; Goodbye For Now


8 Jun 2021

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Ep. 54 - Frankly, My Dear, Laurie Frankel Gives a Damn

Book Dreams

What happens when a novelist takes on complicated and often controversial issues that consume her? And what's the payoff for the reader when she succeeds? Laurie Frankel--a New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of four novels, including the newly released One Two Three--shares with Eve and Julie some of her thoughts about the challenging and important topics that she brings to life in her books. They discuss the connection between Laurie’s third novel and a parenting experience that she described in a New York Times Modern Love essay; how Laurie sees and conveys everyday people fighting epic battles; how receiving hate mail attacking her as a mother is ironically easier than reading a bad review of one of her books; and the impact of shared trauma on a community and its citizens. Laurie also addresses J.K. Rowling’s baseless comments denigrating the transgender community.Find us on Twitter (@bookdreamspod) and Instagram (@bookdreamspodcast), or email us at contact@bookdreamspodcast.com.We encourage you to visit our website and sign up for our newsletter for information about our episodes, guests, and more.Book Dreams is a part of Lit Hub Radio and the Podglomerate network, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts. For more information on how The Podglomerate treats data, please see our Privacy Policy.Since you’re listening to Book Dreams, we’d like to suggest you also try other Podglomerate shows about literature, writing, and storytelling like Storybound and The History of Literature. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


20 May 2021

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E44: "This Is How It Always Is" by Laurie Frankel (EmmyB w/ Ivana Bres Murk)

Lovely Books

In this episode, Croatian bookstagrammer Ivana Bres Murk bring us "This Is How It Always Is" by Laurie Frankel. This book is a beautiful exploration in raising of a gender nonconforming child. It is sweet, poignant, charming, and at times heartbreaking. It is without question, a book that should be read and discussed globally. Our discussion in this episode centers on opening our minds to people and experiences that are different from our own. Acceptance, kindness, and willingness to discuss taboo topics make us better humans.Follow Ivana on IG: @books.with. tutus_and_sons


16 Apr 2021

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DMPL Podcast: AViD Author Laurie Frankel

DMPL Podcast

AViD author Laurie Frankel joins special guest host Laura Rowley on the DMPL Podcast. Frankel's most recent novel, This is How it Always Is, is the story of a family raising a transgender child. Frankel herself is the mother of a transgender girl. She and Rowley have a fun and frank discussion on the complexities of parenting, including the difference in keeping your child safe and keeping your child happy.  Frankel will be at the Central Library on Thursday, April 18, at 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6:00 PM. For more information, go to dmpl.org/avid.


10 Apr 2019