Priya Parker, the author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters, is helping us take a deeper look at how we can create collective meaning in modern life, one gathering at a time. Not only do we discuss Priya’s amazing book, but we also talk about connecting with purpose when we cannot be physically together. She shares insight into her new podcast Together Apart which, is about gatherings in the time of Coronavirus. Then we look ahead to how we will gather after COVID-19.
Remember, The Stacks Book Club selection for April is Trust Exercise by Susan Choi, we will discuss the book with Brandon Taylor on April 29th.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. You can also find everything we talked about on Amazon.
- The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker
- Together Apart (The New York Times)
- Hal Saunders
- Cirque du Soleil
- The New York Times Podcasts
- South by Southwest
- Magnificent Noise
- Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
- Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
- David Kessler
- Hilary Mantel
- Tazo Earl Grey Tea
- Tazo Chai Tea
- Helen Yentus
- Riverhead Books
- Power and Love by Adam Kahane
- These Truths by Jill Lepore
- Dark Money by Jane Mayer
- She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
- Obama Foundation
- Brené Brown
- Untamed by Glennon Doyle
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