Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now

Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now

by Ann Imig

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ISBN-13: 9780399169854
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ann Imig is the founder of the live-reading series Listen to Your Mother, which is a rapidly growing national movement with shows in dozens of cities. She writes the blog Ann’s Rants, which was named to Babble's Top 100 Mom Blogs and Top 50 Twitter Moms, and was honored as a Voice of the Year from 2010-2013 by BlogHer. Ann lives with her husband and children in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Praise for Listen to Your Mother

“With their authentic glimpses into this hard, beautiful thing we call life, the essays between these covers led me to fresh perspectives on mothering and being mothered. I savored the open vulnerability that met me with each turn of the page. From the hilarious to the profound, and not bound by gender or geography, these stories generously plumbed the depths of all that is motherhood.” —Anna Whiston Donaldson, New York Times-bestselling author of Rare Bird
 
“I’ve been a longtime fan of Ann’s Listen to Your Mother movement, and I just adore this collection. The stories are diverse, yet bound together by Listen to Your Mother’s trademark rawness and honesty. A perfect gift for any woman in your life . . . or yourself!” —Jill Smokler, New York Times-bestselling author of Confessions of a Scary Mommy
 
Listen to Your Mother manages to do what few anthologies do: it makes us see ourselves clearly through the eyes of many different writers—all gifted and many wickedly funny. These writers voice the things that everyone thinks and no one says. Long live the mothers!” —Suzanne Finnamore, award-winning author of Split
 

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Listen to Your Mother: What she said then, what we're saying now 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Peyton_Price More than 1 year ago
This is not a collection of essays to scarf down. This book is delicious, but rich. Read one or two of these honestly and well told stories, then spend the afternoon or evening with them, swish them around a bit. They take a little time to digest. Even the ones that go down easy have a surprisingly sharp and complex aftertaste. Read one before bed, and you’ll have vivid dreams about mothering and being mothered.