Sara Pascoe Returns

Season 7, Episode 9

Sara was our second ever guest on Book Shambles some years ago and now she’s back in the guest chair again. She chats with Robin and Josie about free speech and comedy, baby books, Eimear McBride, researching her new book and lots more besides.

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Reading List

Sara recommends:

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Get Me Out by Randi Hunter

Sex by the Numbers by David Spiegelhalter

The Turning Tide by Brooke Magnanti

The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

We Are Our Brains by Dick Swaab

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Paid For by Rachel Moran

Dark Chapter by Winnie Li

The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

The Gender Games by Juno Dawson

Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques

Robin recommends:

Animal by Sara Pascoe

Never Shake Hands With a War Criminal by Barry Crimmins

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary Talbot, Bryan Talbot and Kate Charlesworth

The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris

The Norm Chronicles by David Spiegelhalter and Michael Blastland

Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Big Data by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

The Voices Within by Charles Fernyhough

The Baby in the Mirror by Charles Fernyhough

Josie recommends:

The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot

Expecting Better by Emily Oster

Why Hypnobirthing Matters by Katrina Berry

The Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill

Bumpology by Linda Geddes

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