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Author Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott with signature dreadlocks leaning against tree; book cover of "Somehow: Thoughts on Love" with heart-shaped cloud on sky blue background
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Best-selling author Anne Lamott joins us to discuss her new book, Somehow: Thoughts on Love. The book explores the power that love has in our lives, and how it can guide us forward. Lamott examines the love for a partner, a child, as well as love among groups and communities.

Anne Lamott, author of 20 books, including the New York Times best-sellers: Help, Thanks, Wow; Dusk, Night, Dawn; Traveling Mercies; and Bird by Bird, as well as seven novels. She’s a Guggenheim Fellow and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame. She lives in Northern California with her family.

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Jonathan was born in Monsey, New York. A field trip to Washington, DC when he was in 7th grade started him on his circuitous path to a career in public radio. The trip inspired a love of politics and led to his desire to one day call DC home. After graduating from Grinnell College, he worked on a couple of campaigns in Iowa (presidential and congressional) and moved to Washington, DC.