Isy Suttie Returns

Book Shambles

Isy Suttie was one of our first guests on the podcast many years ago now and as her first ever novel, Jane is Trying, hits shelves this month she returns to talk about with Robin and Josie. They chat about the experience of not writing a novel to sound like a novel, not letting Isy’s mum read it, being concerned that coffee granules could be cancerous moles and a whole lot more!

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Jane is Trying by Isy Suttie

The Actual One by Isy Suttie

The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington

Last Stories by William Trevor

Take Off Your Pants!: Outline Your Books for Faster, Better Writing by Libbie Hawker

Into the Woods: How Stories Work and why We Tell Them by John Yorke

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

On Writing by A. L. Kennedy

The Man Who Couldn’t Stop by David Adam

The Last Thing to Burn by Will Dean

Milkman by Anna Burns

The work of Erin Kelly

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Get in Trouble by Kelly Link

The Answer to Everything by Luke Kennard

Hyperthick by Steve Aylett

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