#1679: Sigrid Nunez “What You Are Going Through” | The Book Show

September 22, 2020 00:27:41
#1679:
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#1679: Sigrid Nunez “What You Are Going Through” | The Book Show
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This week on The Book Show, Sigrid Nunez, looks back to a precarious, pre-pandemic world. In her new book What You Are Going Through, she tells the story of death and companionship, loneliness, and obligation, and as she writes: “Messy life. Unfair life. Life that must be dealt with.”

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