The Goldfinch

Show Notes

In Everyone Loved It But Me, Lisa speaks with a guest who has a unique perspective on a beloved book. This week, Lisa talks with Elizabeth MacBride, a journalist writer, editor and founder of Times of Entrepreneurship. She’s co-author of the book, The New Builders. Elizabeth and Lisa talk about The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

This is the story of Addie LaRue, who makes a deal with the devil and gets to live forever, but is cursed to be forgotten. No one who meets her remembers her.  Spoilers will be discussed in this episode. 

In an Entertainment Weekly article, author V.E. Schwab describes how wanted the book to be a reverse Peter Pan. An NPR article also describes it as beautifully goth. The Washington Post discusses the book and says it is one of the most propulsive, compulsive, and captivating novels in recent memory.

Books mentioned:
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Shades of Magic by V.E. Schwab

The Near Witch by V.E. Schwab

Braiding Sweet Grass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American South by Craig Childs 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Caroline by Adrian Spratt will be released in 2022, but you can get a sneak peek here.

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