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Anne Helen Petersen Talks Millennial Burnout And The Gig Economy - Part 2

Dec 17, 2020

In the second of their two-part conversation, host Lauren Korn and author and cultural critic Anne Helen Petersen continue their chat about Anne’s newest book, Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation, from research methodology and mutual aid to hope in the time of COVID.

About Anne Helen Petersen:

A former senior culture writer for BuzzFeed, Anne Helen Petersen now writes her newsletter, Culture Study, as a full-time venture on Substack. Petersen received her PhD at the University of Texas at Austin, where she focused on the history of celebrity gossip. Her previous books, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud and Scandals of Classic Hollywood, were featured in NPR, Elle, and the Atlantic. She lives in Missoula, Montana.

Anne recommends:

Leave the World Behind, by Rumaan Alam (HarperCollins)
Long Bright River, by Liz Moore (Penguin Random House)
Jack, by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)