Today for The Stacks Book Club we’re discussing I Live a Life Like Yours, a memoir by Jan Grue, which explores his experiences as a wheelchair user in Norway. We are joined by author and journalist, Tessa Miller (What Doesn’t Kill You) for this conversation on the importance of community, accessibility, and pushing back against stereotypical depictions of disabled people.
There are no spoilers on today’s episode.
Be sure to listen to the end of today’s episode to find out what our March book club pick will be!
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.
- I Live a Life Like Yours by Jan Grue
- What Doesn’t Kill You by Tessa Miller
- The Sessions (Ben Lewin, 2012)
- Mark O’Brien
- “An airline broke an activist’s wheelchair. Her death months later amplified calls for change” (Emily Alpert Reyes, The Los Angeles Times)
- The Stacks boundaries on Instagram
- The Stacks Antiracist Reading List
- “Ep. 116 White Fragility with The Lady Gang – Part 2” (The Stacks)
- Juliette Lewis
- Christina Ricci
- “Your Success Probably Didn’t Come From Merit Alone” (The Ezra Klien Show, New York Times Opinion)
- Madison Cawthorn
- Dan Crenshaw
- Candace Owens
- What Doesn’t Kill You by Tessa Miller (audiobook)
- A Mercy by Toni Morrison
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