By The Book

Epilogue: On Being A Real Person

av By The Book | Publicerades 1/2/2020

Kristen and Jolenta respond to listener emails and voicemails about On Being a Real Person. Plus, Trysh Travis, cultural and literary historian in the Center for Women’s Studies at the University of Florida, stops by to put the book into historical context. To learn more about Trysh’s research, head here.  Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is currently available for pre-order.   You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen to podcasts.   We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community!   To get By the Book merch, head over to   And a big thanks to this week's sponsors:   The RealReal, authenticated luxury consignment. Get 20% off with the promo REAL at   Rothy’s, everyday shoes for life on the go. Head to to check out the styles.  Better Help, online counseling that is accessible, affordable and convenient. Go to to get 10% off your first month.

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Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.