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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13114694/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Episode 46: How Corporate America Prepared Maaza Mengiste to be an Internationally Published Author (Part I of II)   This week's guest: Maaza Mengiste, the author of The Shadow King, selected by the New York Times as one of the 100 most notable books of 2019   Who is...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11923568/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] This week's guest: Ahmed Akbar, host of the podcast See Something Say Something Who is Ahmed Akbar? Ahmed Ali Akbar is a writer and host of the See Something Say Something podcast and video series. Previously, he was a Staff Writer for BuzzFeed and a Detroit public school teacher. He acted...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9874997/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Announcements We were trending on Apple's What's Hot podcast last week! Thank you all for listening! Next week will be the last episode of season 1. We will then take a 3 month break and resume with season 2 in September! This week I...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9261830/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Armed with a prestigious MBA, Aliya was on track to be a successful banker on Wall Street when she decided to leave her coveted job and trained at the International Culinary Center. She now calls herself a Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Personality, Mother and (now!) App...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8241848/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] In this bonus episode, we continue our conversation with New York Times bestselling author Jasmin Darznik.  She shares insights and her thoughts on her bestselling books The Good Daughter and Song of a Captive Bird.      Jasmin Darznik's debut novel Song of a Captive Bird is a fictional...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8191253/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Jasmin Darznik's debut novel Song of a Captive Bird is a fictional account of Iran's trailblazing woman poet, Forugh Farrokhzad. It was selected as a New York Times Book Review "Editors' Choice" as well as one of 2018's "Best Books" by Vogue, Ms. and Newsweek.  Jasmin is also the author of the New...