Book Interrupted
Book Interrupted
Feb 7, 2022
What Happened to you? Episode 6
Play • 57 min

Concluding their series on “What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing” by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle, Ikea furniture, Britney, Uncle Buck, the dangers of eating magnets, dog-earring pages of books, giant bookshelves, merkins, and all the pop culture references.

Discussion Points:

  • Follow up from the Cyndi Lauper challenge
  • Pop culture documentaries - Britney, Pink
  • Meet the members of Book Interrupted 
  • Putting Ikea furniture together - do you like doing it?
  • New feedback on Seeing Red - getting your period again at 50 years old
  • Fluctuating estrogen levels as women get older - eat more or less meat?
  • Our Book Interrupted blog: Manuscript Mondays, Topic Tuesdays, Word Wednesdays, Thought Thursdays, Facts Fridays, Silly Saturdays, mixed Sundays 
  • Eating random things including brick walls, Lego, and magnets 
  • Do you dog-ear pages of books, or what do you use as a bookmark?
  • Do you lend or give away your books?
  • Reading books and understanding the language written a long time ago 
  • Are books better than their movie versions?
  • Merkins - pubic wigs 

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:


Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry
Cyndi Lauper She’s So Unusual Album

Framing Britney Spears

Britney vs. Spears - Netflix

P!nk: All I Know So Far - Amazon 

The Handmaid’s Tale

Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer

Liv Fit Freedom 

The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism by Dr. Jen Gunther

The Hormone Reset Diet: The Ultimate Guide to Heal Your Metabolism, Balance Your Hormones, and Lose up to 5 Pounds in 7 Days by Sara Gottfried M.D.

Uncle Buck

The Great Outdoors

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

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