“The novel will be imbued with a new sense of thought after people watch the show and then they’ll come to the book with a new perspective.” – Abbe Wright
Abbe Wright is the host of The Adaptables and the Read It Forward podcasts, and is Senior Editor of Read it Forward, an online book vertical that helps readers discover exciting new books and classic reads. Previously, she was a contributing editor at Glamour, where she helmed the magazine’s 2015 College Women of the Year competition, and an assistant editor at O, The Oprah Magazine, where she contributed to the Reading Room and Live Your Best Life sections and worked on Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. She has also written for The Cut, Metro, Modern Bride, Elegant Bride, and Philadelphia Magazine. She earned a B.A. in English from Denison University in Granville, OH. She was raised outside of Philadelphia and lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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Abbe’s book recommendations:
All Adults Here by Emma Straub
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré
Stray: A Memoir by Stephanie Danler
All My Mother’s Lovers by Ilana Masad
Other books mentioned on this episode:
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Assistants by Camille Perri
The Lost Night by Andrea Bartz
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
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