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Episode 85: If The World Was Ending

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

The end of the world. Whether it's a full on apocalypse, or the end of a relationship, this week's picks are all about endings.

Plus, we're celebrating the return of a Broads and Books tradition, considering how we'd fare in world ending scenarios, and revisiting Larry Comeuppance. And Ziggy the Podcat makes himself known in the studio.

Listen to "If the World Was Ending," the song by JP Saxe and Julia Michaels that inspired this week's episode.


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Our picks from Broads and Books Episode 85: If The World Was Ending


Amy: The Book of M, Peng Shepherd

Erin: This Close to Okay, Leesa Cross-Smith

Other Books:

Amy: Abandon Me, Melissa Febos (Memoir / Essays)

Erin: The Secret Life of Dorothy Soames, Justine Cowan (Memoir)

Pop Culture:

Amy: It's a Sin (HBO)

Erin: The Lady and the Dale (HBO)



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