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EXPRESS YOURSELF

What is a Book, Anyway?

Reflections on ‘success’ as an author

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What is a book?

I’ve been asking friends and colleagues this question for months. My second book proposal was turned down earlier in the year with a near-universal refrain of “we can’t figure out how to market it,” and afterward, I took a serious look at the pinnacle of achievement…

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Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik is the author of A Walking Life: Reclaiming Our Health and Our Freedom One Step at a Time; walking, tech, community, and embodiment.

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