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Virtual Event – Anna Sale

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Magic City Books is proud to welcome Anna Sale, creator and host of Death, Sex & Money, the podcast from WNYC Studios, for a virtual event celebrating her new book, Let’s Talk About Hard Things, an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter.

Touching, personal, and inspiring, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is a profound meditation on why communication can connect us instead of divide us and how we can all do it better.

Our special guest moderator for this event will be Saeed Jones, author of the memoir How We Fight for Our Lives.

This free event will be hosted on the Zoom platform and Facebook Live. To register in advance for the event on Zoom visit: https://magiccitybooks.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sqre90PoS_W3FLZZSSODBA.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the event on Thursday, May 6 at 7:00 pm CT.

Let’s Talk About Hard Things is available now, to order a copy visit Magic City Books in person or online here: https://magiccitybooks.square.site/product/let-s-talk-about-hard-things/485.

About Let’s Talk About Hard Things

Anna Sale wants you to have that conversation. You know the one. The one that you’ve been avoiding or putting off, maybe for years. The one that you’ve thought “they’ll never understand” or “do I really want to bring that up?” or “it’s not going to go well, so why even try?”

Sale is the founder and host of WNYC’s popular, award-winning podcast Death, Sex, & Money, or as the New York Times dubbed her, “a therapist at happy hour.” She and her guests have direct and thought-provoking conversations, discussing topics that most of us are too squeamish, polite, or nervous to bring up. But Sale argues that we all experience these hard things, and by not talking to one another, we cut ourselves off, leading us to feel isolated and disconnected from the people who can help us most.

In Let’s Talk About Hard Things, Sale uses the best of what she’s learned from her podcast to reveal that when we have the courage to talk about hard things, we learn about ourselves, others, and the world that we make together. Diving into five of the most fraught conversation topics–death, sex, money, family, and identity–she moves between memoir, fascinating snapshots of a variety of Americans opening up about their lives, and expert opinions to show why having tough conversations is important and how to do them in a thoughtful and generous way. She uncovers that listening may be the most important part of a tough conversation, that the end goal should be understanding without the pressure of reconciliation, and that there are some things that words can’t fix (and why that’s actually okay).

Touching, personal, and inspiring, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is a profound meditation on why communication can connect us instead of divide us and how we can all do it better.

Anna Sale is the creator and host of Death, Sex & Money, the podcast from WNYC Studios, where she’s been doing interviews about “the things we think about a lot and need to talk about more” since 2014. Before that, she covered politics for public radio for years. She’s contributed to Fresh Air and This American Life and lives in the East Bay in California with her husband and two daughters.

Details

Date:
May 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Magic City Books
221 E. Archer St.
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States

Organizer

Magic City Books