The following words and their definitions come up in today’s episode, as well as the context in which they’re used in the books they appear. There is also a brief description of each book.

The last part of the podcast includes some writing advice or insights into the craft of writing.

Words Featured in Today’s Episode

Tryst
Burlap
Anachronism

Mnemonic
Obeisance
Deigned
Descry
Mot juste
Admonished

Schadenfreude
Pithy
Burnish

At 14:10 mins you can find some writing advice from Pilar today, something she’s learned while listening to the Smarter Artist podcast.

Featured Books in Today’s Episode:

The Circle by David Eggers
Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay by William Boyd
The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman

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