Reading Women

Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Interview with Meaghan O’Connell

We have a chat with Meaghan O’Connell about her new memoir And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready. Meaghan discusses the romanticized expectations surrounding birth and early motherhood, the process of she coming to terms with the reality of her own birth experience, and how her feminism interacts with her new life as a mom.

And Now We Have Everything is out now from Little, Brown! Buy a copy using the link below or wherever books are sold!

Books Mentioned

And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready by Meaghan O’Connell

Author Bio

Meaghan O’Connell‘s writing has appeared in New YorkMagazine, Longreads, and The Billfold, where she was an editor. She lives in Portland, OR, with her husband and young son. 

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