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On the Podcast: Julianna Margulies, Suzanne Simard, and Ian Manuel

In this episode, meet actress and producer Julianna Margulies, author of Sunshine Girl, forest ecologist Suzanne Simard, author of Finding the Mother Tree, and speaker Ian Manuel, author of My Time Will Come. Listen in as each of these authors describe what inspired them to write their books, and get their behind-the-mic, off-the-cuff impressions of what it was like to record their audiobooks.

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Known for her outstanding performances on the groundbreaking television series The Good Wife and ER, in her memoir Sunshine Girl Julianna Margulies deftly chronicles her life and her work.

Suzanne Simard is a world-renowned forest ecologist whose work has changed our understanding of plant communication and intelligence. Now, in Finding the Mother Tree, Simard brings listeners into her world, the intimate world of trees, and illuminates fascinating truths.

In 1991, Ian Manuel, then fourteen, was sentenced to life without parole. Full of unexpected twists and turns, My Time Will Come is his story of incarceration and eventual freedom.

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