Interview with Mary Laura Philpott - BOMB SHELTER

Interview with Mary Laura Philpott - BOMB SHELTER

Mary Laura and I discuss Bomb Shelter, her life changing moment, focusing on why loving someone is not enough to keep them safe, grappling with growing older and letting go, embracing the little feel-good things to keep anxiety at bay, incorporating musical theatre into this memoir, the importance of practicing kindness, and much more.


Mary Laura and I discuss Bomb Shelter, her life changing moment, focusing on why loving someone is not enough to keep them safe, grappling with growing older and letting go, embracing the little feel-good things to keep anxiety at bay, incorporating musical theatre into this memoir, the importance of practicing kindness, and much more.

Mary Laura's recommended reads are:

  1. The Mutual Friend by Carter Bays
  2. Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting by Clare Pooley

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Mary Laura Philpott is the author of the new memoir BOMB SHELTER: LOVE, TIME, AND OTHER EXPLOSIVES, as well as the 2019 national bestseller, I MISS YOU WHEN I BLINK. Her writing has been featured by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and other publications. Additionally, Mary Laura is a former bookseller and was an Emmy-winning co-host of A Word on Words, the literary interview program on Nashville Public Television. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her family.