Jul 30, 2019
Inspired by the 1998 Meryl Streep weepie, One True Thing, Hannah and Michael cough gently into their handkerchiefs and discuss the “Sick Lit” phenomenon, spearheaded by Lurlene McDaniel and her 70+ books about children dying.
Books mentioned: Lurlene McDaniel, Six Months to Live, Don’t Die, My Love, Somewhere Between Life and Death; Dave Pelzer, A Child Called It; John Green, The Fault in Our Stars; Jodi Picoult (Judy Picaloo), My Sister’s Keeper.
Lurlene answers Q’s on Goodreads
TV movie Shattered Hearts
Making of One True Thing