Clare Swatman

Season 7, Episode 5

On this week’s episode Josie and Robin are joined in the studio by journalist and novelist Clare Swatman. They chat about Clare’s brand new novel The Mother’s Secret (released just this week) as well as books on time travel, Margaret Atwood, Maggie O’Farrell, Limsip, bad reviews and favourite true stories from Take a Break magazine.

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Reading List

Clare recommends:

The Time Travellers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood

Enduring Love by Ian McEwan

The work of Maggie O’Farrell

God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

The Dry by Jane Harper

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Robin recommends:

The Mother Secret by Clare Swatman

Before You Go by Clare Swatman

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

The Incredible Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson

Josie recommends:

Take a Break magazine

Hope: A Tragedy by Shalom Auslander

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