Sara Pascoe

Season 1, Episode 2

For Episode 2 of the series, Josie and Robin are joined by comedian and writer Sara Pascoe and get all sciencey in amongst talk of Margaret Atwood, Aldous Huxley, the aquatic ape theory and a whole lot more.


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Reading List

Sara recommends:

The work of Wilkie Collins

From Hell – Alan Moore

We are Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Jay Fowler

Sex and Punishment: Four Thousand Years of Judging Desire – Eric Berkowitz

Light Years – James Salter

The novels of Eleanor Ferranti

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace

Josie recommends:

Drowned World – J.G. Ballard

Children of Men – P.D. James

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake – Margaret Atwood

1984 – George Orwell

Robin recommends: 

Galapagos – Kurt Vonnegut

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer – Sydney Padua

Shock Value – John Waters

The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal – Jared M. Diamond

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed – Jared M. Diamond

Why is Sex Fun? – Jared M. Diamon

Incognito – David Eagleman

Sex, Death and Punishment – R. P. T. Davenport-Hines

The Beast in Man – Émile Zola

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