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Interview with Bill Konigsberg, author of The Bridge

Ep. #481 – On today’s episode, Adam interviews Bill Konigsberg, awarding-winning and bestselling author of countless important books. Bill’s work in writing LGBTQIA+ stories have been read by millions but his new book, The Bridge, may be his most essential story yet. In this conversation, Bill and Adam discuss mental health, the implications of teenage […]
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Adam Sockel is one half of the Professional Book Nerds podcast. He’s been working at OverDrive since 2010 where he’s responsible for helping new users discover OverDrive around the world and manages the OverDrive library blog.

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Jill Grunenwald is the creator and other half of the Professional Book Nerds Podcast and loves talking about books almost as much as she loves reading them. She joined OverDrive in 2015 as a Collection Development Analyst, helping libraries select and purchase content for their users.

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It was an honor to be joined by @billkonigsberg to discuss his important new book, THE BRIDGE.

In this conversation, we discuss mental health, the implications of teenage suicide, and the intricacies of our brains.

Please listen💙: https://professionalbooknerds.com/interview-with-bill-konigsberg-author-of-the-bridge/

It was an honor to be joined by @billkonigsberg to discuss his important new book, THE BRIDGE.

In this conversation, we discuss mental health, the implications of teenage suicide, and the intricacies of our brains.

Please listen💙: https://professionalbooknerds.com/interview-with-bill-konigsberg-author-of-the-bridge/

It's FINALLY available. ( The Nix, a novel by Nathan Hill via @LibbyApp/@OverDriveLibs/@JCPublicLibrary ) But first, let's listen to the interview on the @ProBookNerds podcast....🎙🎧

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