How many threads lead us to discovery? In this episode Larry chats with S.D. Sykes, author of The Good Death, a mystery novel which takes place in Middle Ages England. S.D. Sykes brings us behind the scenes to paint a picture of discussing the challenges of writing protagonists living in different times, what was considered a “good death” in a society facing the plague and the difficulty of balancing two different time periods in a novel.
After the break, Larry sits down with Deborah Spector, a registered and certified dietitian and nutritionist, discussing her book The Things I’ve Seen People Do With And Without Food. She discusses the difference between eating disorders and disordered eating, as well as the complex relationship between humans and our diet.
We wrap the episode with Rory’s Island, in which Rory Vecsey delivers her thoughts regarding the importance of preserving creativity in comedy.