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 DoodleDispatches.Substack.com

on geospatial data & the case for human-sized tech + Jo Petroni inspires, Doodle Dispatches has a birthday, Aella lights up a new thought galaxy, …
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On gleaning and "putting food by" + Jean Craighead George, Wendell Berry, and Doodle Dispatches + keep scrolling for Brandon Taylor & The Austen…
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Brian Rutenberg, remediating distraction, the benefits of a good night's sleep, and why we need love, art & beauty in addition to good work
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or want a relatable sci-fi novel, or are planning your next trip
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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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