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May 9, 2019
Brian Koppelman of “Billions” On Truth and Writing
Dani Shapiro and Brian Koppelman of “Billions” talk about the extraordinary speech on secrets and shame that the character, Chuck, delivers on “Billions.” Find out how vulnerability and truth fuel creativity. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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24 min
May 2, 2019
Do You Have A Family Secret?
Many of you have filled our inbox with powerful stories. To that end, we’ve set up a phone number for listeners of Family Secrets. And we invite you to tell your secret, your story, that we can share with this community. If you’d like to share your family secret story, call the Family Secrets hotline at 1-888-732-7380 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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1 min
April 25, 2019
On The Road
Dani Shapiro shares her experience of being out on the road on her book tour, hearing from readers and listeners about their family secrets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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6 min
April 18, 2019
Bonus Episode: Inheritance
On this bonus episode, Dani shares an excerpt from her New York Times best-selling novel ‘Inheritance.’ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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15 min
April 11, 2019
Bonus Episode: Jennifer Mendelsohn on Genealogy and Secrets
This bonus episode features an edited conversation between Dani Shapiro and journalist and genealogy expert, Jennifer Mendelsohn, at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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27 min
April 4, 2019
Don't Duck
Sylvia Boorstein grew up in a loving, close-knit family. But in the background lingered a grief-filled secret. As an adult she allowed herself to explore the secret, and one day, on a hunch, visited the cemetery where her mother was buried. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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35 min
March 28, 2019
The Secret Son
While walking her dogs one evening Laura Engel received a life-changing email that transported her back to a home for unwed mothers in New Orleans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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48 min
March 21, 2019
Band of Men
Tim Ehrlich's secret nearly killed him. But he and a group of other men with the same secret found the courage to come forward and reveal it, and in doing so heal a lifetime of pain. (Warning this episode contains explicit information about sexual abuse). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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42 min
March 14, 2019
Zygote Baby
Jane Mintz's parents were forthright about her being adopted, but not about her birth mother's identity. As an adult, Jane found her biological mother and discovered many more secrets, the cost of keeping them, and why we all deserve to know where we come from. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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37 min
March 7, 2019
Little White Lie
What if, as a child born into a white Jewish family, anytime someone remarked about your skin color, a story was told about a distant Sicilian grandfather? Even if it was obvious that wasn't the whole story? Lacey Schwartz talks about what it's like to live in an alternate universe of knowing-not knowing your own secret. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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24 min
February 28, 2019
A Joyful Heart
Debbie Millman's story is one of extraordinary resilience in the face of trauma and the redemptive power of love and strength found in the unlikeliest of places. (Warning: this episode contains explicit information about sexual abuse.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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39 min
February 21, 2019
Open Secret
As a child, Steve Lickteig was told that he was adopted. But that didn't turn out to be entirely true, or even half of the story. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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41 min
February 14, 2019
One Drop
Imagine living in one of the whitest enclaves in America, so white that just four people of color were recorded by the census bureau. Now imagine that your father "slipped over the color line" to be there. Bliss Broyard discusses her family secret and how it formed her life, past and present. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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34 min
February 14, 2019
The Very Image
Growing up Jim Graham never felt at home in his father's house. But it wasn't until he was well into adulthood that a family secret revealed why. For two decades Jim's tenacity led him through the maze of the Catholic Church archives to learn the truth of his origins. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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45 min
February 14, 2019
Inheritance
Author Dani Shapiro reveals what it was like to, by chance, discover a shocking secret about herself, and what this secret taught her about identity, family, and new beginnings. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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16 min
January 16, 2019
A Shock to the System
Dani Shapiro reveals what it feels like to uncover a family secret and how that secret leads to self-exploration. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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3 min
December 17, 2018
Family Secrets Trailer
Dani Shapiro dared to tell her family secret. In return, others told her theirs. Explore how family secrets shape us, distort us and … liberate us. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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2 min
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