Cariad Lloyd

Book Shambles (with guest co-host Bec Hill)

It’s a Book Shambles – Griefcast crossover this week as Cariad Lloyd joins Robin and (eventually) guest co-host Bec Hill in the studio. They chat about the best books that deal with grief, Jane Austen and the allure of a Penguin classic.

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Reading List

Cariad recommends:

Grief Works by Julia Samuel

With the End in Mind by Kathryn Mannix

Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

Once More We Saw Stars by Jayson Greene

The Work of Charlotte Bronte

Longbourn by Jo Baker

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept by Elizabeth Smart

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Robin recommends:

Others edited by Charles Fernyhough

Sometimes I Laugh Like my Sister by Rebecca Peyton

The Positive News magazine

The End of the World News by Anthony Burgess

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

The Patrick Melrose novels by Edward St Aubyn

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton

Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton

The Death of Grass by John Christopher

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Bec recommends:

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