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Meet the Author: Angela Garbes

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Angela Garbes is the author of Like a Mother, an NPR Best Book of the Year and finalist for the Washington State Book Award in Nonfiction. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Cut, New York, Bon Appétit, and featured on NPR's Fresh Air. She also cohosts The Double Shift, an acclaimed podcast challenging the status quo of motherhood in America. She lives with her family in Seattle.

Books by Angela Garbes

Essential Labor

Mothering as Social Change

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From the acclaimed author of Like a Mother comes an investigation into the current state of caregiving in America and an exploration of motherhood as a means of social change.  More »

Like a Mother

A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

Book cover image: Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

A bold, feminist, and personal deep-dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and early motherhood that debunks myths and dated assumptions, offering guidance and camaraderie to women navigating one of the biggest and most profound changes in their lives.  More »