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The Brit Lit Podcast

Oct 19, 2017

Claire talks to Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, author of The Nest, about the British authors who inspire her, as well as her love of London and of the Great British Bake Off. She also highlights new books out this week and gives tips on finding British books if you’re not UK-based.

Books mentioned in this episode:

The Nest, by Cynthia d'Aprix Sweeney

The Master Bedroom, by Tessa Hadley

The Past, by Tessa Hadley

The Photograph, by Tessa Hadley

The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words, by Paul Antony Jones

Of Women, by Shami Chakrabati

Seven Days of Us, by Francesca Hornak

The Vacationers, by Emma Straub

The Power, by Naomi Alderman

The Secret Life: Three True Stories, by Andrew O'Hagan


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