Veronica O'Keane

Book Shambles

Veronica O’Keane is a Professor of Psychiatry and this week she joins Robin and Helen Czerski to talk about her book The Rag and Bone Shop which deals with her thirty year investigation into memory. One of the exciting things about Veronica’s book, for Book Shambles fans, is how her book takes us on a journey through writers from Beckett to Yeats and beyond as she uncovers the mysteries of how our memories, and false memories, work.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

The Rag and Bone Shop: How We Make Memories and Memories Make Us by Veronica O’Keane

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

The work of Samuel Beckett

The Circus Animals’ Desertion by WB Yeats

Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

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