"Illness Not Even Slightly as Metaphor” (w/ Johanna Hedva)
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Jessa sits down with Johanna Hedva. They have been writing a series of pieces on illness called This Earth, Our Hospital, including the much referenced and much loved essay "Sick Woman Theory." They discuss why illness memoirs are big sellers right now, why one shouldnt capitalize on a moment even when its convenient and profitable, and the difference a well structured system of health care can make on a life.
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