Ep. 19: Anne Bogel, Author of I’d Rather Be Reading and Creator of Modern Mrs. Darcy

We have a very special guest on A Bookish Home this week: Anne Bogel, author of I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life. Fellow book nerds probably know Anne from her wonderful blog, Modern Mrs. Darcy and podcast What Should I Read Next?

Anne joins me to discuss the inspiration behind this essay collection, how she approaches raising readers, her Modern Mrs. Darcy journey, and much more. I hope you enjoy our conversation!


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I hope you are able to stop by your local library or bookstore to pick up a copy of I’d Rather Be ReadingThis collection would also make the perfect holiday gift for the readers in your life.

You can find Anne on her website ModernMrs.Darcy.com. She is also on social media @AnneBogel.

Books Mentioned On This Episode:

I’d Rather Be Reading

The High Cost of Free Parking

Walkable City Rules




Harry’s Trees

Before Green Gables

Marilla of Green Gables  

For more on Marilla of Green Gables, you can also listen to my interview with author Sarah McCoy on  Episode 15 of A Bookish Home.

Marilla of Green Gables




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Happy Reading and Listening!

Laura Szaro Kopinski


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