Ariane Sharine

Book Shambles with Robin and Josie

Robin AND Josie are back in the studio together for a brand new batch of Book Shambles episodes. The first guest is Ariane Sherine, author of the new book Talk Yourself Better. They chat about her new book, and the experiences that led to it, plus look at Twitter, PD James, Lyne Reid, Tank Girl and much more.

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NB – This episode contains a discussion about abuse

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Reading List

Ariane recommends:

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

Burning Bright by Helen Dunmore

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Burning Bright by Helen Dunmore

The Sweet Valley High books

The work of Judy Blume

Robin recommends:

Talk Yourself Better by Ariane Sherine

The work of Josh Cohen

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

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

Nothing by Janne Teller

The Goosebumps books

Josie recommends:

The Children of Men by PD James

The Fairy Rebel by Lynne Reid

The Timewaster Letters by Robin Cooper

The Tank Girl comics

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