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What Should I Read Next?

291 EpisodesProduced by Anne Bogel | WonderyWebsite

What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then,… read more

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Ep 277: Books that feel like a vacation for your brain

Today Anne is talking with Jake Sloofman, an arborist living in Brooklyn. They discuss his big reading goal, the pressure to read “serious literature,” and how to alternate light and heavy reads for a balanced reading life. So Anne serves up a mix of weighty literature and frothy “palate cleanser” books to keep things balanced.

View the full list of titles and a transcript of the episode on our website https://whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com/277.


You can follow Jake on Instagram.


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