Rebecca Peyton and Philippa Perry

Book Shambles

This week Philippa Perry joins Robin as co-host and they chat with writer and performer Rebecca Peyton. They talk about the process of working with editors, psychotherapy, the joy of a good sad book and the work of Joseph Heller, Min Jin Lee, Joseph Conrad and more.

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Reading List

Philippa recommends:

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry

The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

Couch Fiction by Philippa Perry

How to Stay Sane by Philippa Perry

Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee

Rebecca recommends:

I’m a Joke and So Are You by Robin Ince

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Manchester by the Sea by Kenneth Lonergan

Smile or Die by Barbara Ehrenreich

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Getting Hurt by Andrew Davies

Phantoms in the Brain by VS Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee

Any Other Mouth by Anneliese Mackintosh

The State of Africa by Martin Meredith

Messy by Tim Harford

Collusion by Luke Harding

Robin recommends:

Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut

Girl with Green Eyes by Edna O’Brien

Sometimes I Laugh Like My Sister by Rebecca Peyton

The Art of Invective by Dennis Potter

The Coming of Godot by Jonathon Coral

Joan Littlewood: Dreams and Realities by Peter Rankin

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