Rachel Parris

Book Shambles

On today’s episode Robin is joined by comedian Rachel Parris to talk about her new, and first, book, Advice from Strangers:Everything I know from people I don’t know.

She chats with Robin about writing the book, the pressure of remembering not everything has to be funny, Jane Austen, the difficulties of writing satire right now and the book on the music she really wants to write next.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Advice From Strangers by Rachel Parris

Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation by Hannah Gadsby

The Sound of Being Human by Jude Rogers

The work of Jane Austen

The work of Enid Blyton

The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

The Jack Reacher novels by Christopher McQuarrie

The work of Claire McGowan

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