S5 E18: Bess Kalb, Fanny Singer, Terry McMillan
On the Podcast: Bess Kalb, Fanny Singer, and Terry McMillan

In this episode, meet Bess Kalb, author of Nobody Will Tell You This But Me, Fanny Singer, author of Always Home, and Terry McMillan, author of It’s Not All Downhill From Here. These authors have written remarkable new books about the complex, restorative, and joyous power of female relationships. Go behind the mic to hear what it was like for them to narrate their audiobooks. Plus, find out which author recommends an audiobook that she says was like “the greatest lunch I ever had.”

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Author: Bess Kalb
Read By: Bess Kalb

Bess Kalb, Emmy-nominated TV writer and New Yorker contributor, saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. Bobby was a force—irrepressible, glamorous, unapologetically opinionated. Bobby doted on Bess; Bess adored Bobby. Then, at ninety, Bobby died. But in this debut audiobook memoir, Bobby is speaking to Bess once more, in a voice as passionate as it ever was in life.

“When I stop crying, I’m calling my mother immediately and making her read it.”—Jodi Picoult

A cookbook and culinary audiobook memoir about growing up as the daughter of revered chef and restaurateur Alice Waters: a story of food, family, and the need for beauty in all aspects of life.

Written and narrated by the New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting to Exhale.

After a sudden change of plans, a remarkable woman and her loyal group of friends try to figure out what she’s going to do with the rest of her life.

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