Rebecca Peyton and Philippa Perry

Book Shambles

On this week’s episode Robin and guest co-host Bec Hill are joined by comedian, novelist and ‘Grumpy Old Woman’ Jenny Eclair to chat about her new novel Inheritance. They chat about Jenny’s lack of a plan when she starts writing, being a pioneering ‘woman in stand up’, John Niven and cling film…

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Reading List

Jenny recommends:

1979: A Big Year in a Small Town by Rhona Cameron

The work of John Niven

Life, Death and Vanilla Slices by Jenny Eclair

Middle England by Jonathon Coe

Moving by Jenny Eclair

The work of Elizabeth Jane Howard

The work of Elizabeth Taylor (not that one)

Robin recommends:

Inheritance by Jenny Eclair

The Joke’s On Us by Morwenna Banks and Amanda Swift

Random Abstract Memory by Hattie Hayrdige

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Birthday Party by Harold Pinter

The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

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