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A Dog Walks Into A Nursing Home

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Sue Halpern, writer and author joined Tim in this episode to talk about her recently released book, A Dog Walks Into A Nursing Home. Tim asked about the premise of her latest book and how she came to write the book. Tim also asked Sue about the differences in writing articles to writing a book. If you’ve enjoyed Sue’s previous works, you’ll definitely want to listen to this interview to find out more.  

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About the author:
Sue Halpern is the author of five previous books. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, The New Yorker, Parade, Rolling Stone, and Glamour, among others. She has been a Rhodes Scholar and a Guggenheim Fellow and is a scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College. She lives with her husband, the writer Bill McKibben, in Ripton, VT.

Early Praise:
“A therapy dog opens many doors of deeper human communication. All people interested in improving the lives of others should read this insightful book.”
—Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human

“Affectionate and deeply affecting, written with a light hand and a keen eye, this is a wonderful story of great things—namely, love, life, human kindness, and dogs.”
Susan Orlean, author of Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend and The Orchid Thief

“A joyous and moving account of how seemingly small gifts of kindness can make a profound difference. And not to the recipient alone.”
Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March, People of the Book, and Caleb’s Crossing

"This is a gem of a book, a beautiful, wise, and big-hearted story about companionship and the true nature of virtue."
Diane Ackerman, author of One Hundred Names for Love
“A book about a dog that is ultimately a book about humanity… a beautiful, honest, joyful accounting of what matters.”
Terry Tempest Williams, author of Refuge and When Women Were Birds


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