Mark Nepo with Brooke Warner - You Don't Have to Do It Alone (Online Event)

Mark Nepo
In conversation with Brooke Warner

You Don't Have to Do It Alone
The Power of Friendship

Live Online • $24 Includes Book
Sun., Sept. 29th, 2024 • 1:00pm PT

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Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Mark Nepo for an inspiriting conversation with Brooke Warner on his new book, You Don't Have to Do It Alone: The Power of Friendship.


A celebration of friendship and community from bestselling author Mark Nepo

In his newest book, New York Times bestselling author Mark Nepo turns his attention to the value of community, offering another insightful and inspiring take on our shared human experience. 
You Don’t Have to Do It Alone is an earnest exploration and joyous affirmation of one of the most important aspects of being human: friendship.

Sharing examples from history, mythology, and his own life, Mark unravels the nuances of close friendships, and reveals how a true friend can be the key to our own aliveness—because only in the presence of unconditional love can we feel safe enough to be who we truly are. Journal prompts and thought-provoking quotes from notable philosophers enhance Mark’s reflections, providing readers with the tools necessary to understand and cultivate the friendships in their own lives.

Mark Nepo explores all that it takes to love another and be loved, ultimately showing that—despite what we’ve been taught—you don’t have to do it alone.


Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over 40 years. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, he has published over 25 books, including The Book of Awakening, Falling Down and Getting Up, Surviving Storms, and Finding Inner Courage, and has recorded more than a dozen audio projects. Mark has been interviewed several times by Oprah Winfrey as part of her Super Soul Sunday TV show, and was interviewed by Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages.


Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Write On, Sisters!Green-light Your Book, What's Your Book?, and three books on memoir. Brooke is a TEDx speaker, weekly podcaster (of “Write-minded” with co-host Grant Faulkner of NaNoWriMo), and the former Executive Editor of Seal Press. She writes a regular column for Publishers Weekly.







"'If you are moved.' That is how my friend, Mark Nepo, asked if I would want to make a statement about his new book about friendship. I am moved by Mark Nepo. I am moved by his words and ideas. I am moved by my friendships that nourish me. Friendship is the music of my life. Like the lyrics of any great, old song, when I connect with a friend, regardless of the time separated, I fall right into the rhythm and memory of intimacy and sharing and I am always better for it. Mark explores this in the way that only Mark Nepo can. Intricate yet understandable. Sustained and yet immediate. The shared sight of each other’s souls. Friendship, beautiful friendship."
Jamie Lee Curtis, actress and producer

"Just as we often take the air we breathe for granted, so too can we forget how miraculous friendships can be. In this deeply insightful book, Mark Nepo shows us how to develop and cultivate these crucial relationships. We are all better people for reading Mark's work, and in this wise guide to platonic love, he has written about one of the most important subjects yet."
—Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO of Thrive Global




Mark Nepo photo courtesy of Brian Bankston. Brooke Warner photo courtesy of the author.


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ISBN: 9781250342379
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - July 16th, 2024