Survival by Book

stories of love, loss, and other life stuff delivered weekly, usually with a bookish lens, always with a lot of heart. With drawings by Judith Solberg who writes and draws at DoodleDispatched.Substack.com

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Elizabeth Held from "What to read if ...?" on how Sarah Dessen’s “This Lullaby” preached vulnerability long before Brené Brown
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The Odyssey, Aisling Bea, getting out of your head + Doodle Dispatches HAS HER OWN SUBSTACK + other resilient goodness
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It's been 2 years since I started this Substack and the weekly practice has brought some of the deepest truths home. Plus, a poem by Stephen Dunn, a…
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on the largeness libraries, people who survive by reading, John McGahern, Jeannette Winterson, an Internet Princess, Doodle Dispatches, a new Notebook …
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on B.H. Fairchild, sandlot baseball in Oklahoma, and an apparition of genius
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on Tucson; traveling as shapeshifting; nuclear bunkers and anthropomorphic cacti; mapmaking; border crossings + Doodle Dispatches
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