This Is the Author S6 E50 Images of Akwaeke Emezi, Poppy Jamie, Susan Piver
On the Podcast: Akwaeke Emezi, Poppy Jamie, and Susan Piver

In this episode, meet writer and video artist Akwaeke Emezi, author of Dear Senthuran, entrepreneur Poppy Jamie, author of Happy Not Perfect, and meditation teacher Susan Piver, author of The Hard Questions. These authors are thinking about some of the biggest questions in life, from identity to relationships. Tune in to hear Akwaeke Emezi on the experience of recording autobiographical stories, Poppy Jamie on the power of thought flexibility, and Susan Piver on the biggest questions about marriage.

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In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions, Igbo belief systems, and a boundless search for what it means to be free. Now, in this extraordinary memoir, the bestselling author of The Death of Vivek Oji reveals the harrowing yet resolute truths of their own life. Electrifying and inspiring, Dear Senthuran is a revelatory account of storytelling, self, and survival.

Author: Poppy Jamie
Read By: Poppy Jamie

Even before the pandemic brought on a crushing wave of stress, anxiety, isolation, life change, and financial struggle, there was already a growing mental health crisis. In Happy Not Perfect, Poppy shares her Flexy Thoughts approach for changing how you react to emotional triggers and think of yourself while improving your mental and physical health, relationships, and vision of the future.

Author: Susan Piver
Read By: Susan Piver

A revised and expanded edition of the classic relationship book, now on audio. The Hard Questions provides couples with guidance and support for having the kind of conversations that will lead them to a deeper understanding of each other and a happy, healthy, and prosperous future together.

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