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The Brit Lit Podcast

Nov 2, 2017

Claire speaks to Elizabeth Day, author of the literary thriller The Party, about her time at Cambridge, how her journalism career trained her to be a novelist, and our picks for the Man Booker Prize.

Books mentioned in this episode:

The Party, by Elizabeth Day

Middlemarch, by George Eliot

The Bonfire of the Vanities, by Tom Wolfe

The Corrections, by Jonathan Franzen

Underworld, by Don DeLillo

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P, by Adelle Waldman

Swing Time, by Zadie Smith

The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

Gnomon, by Nick Harkaway

History of Wolves, by Emily Fridlund

Elmet, by Fiona Mozley

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, by Arundhati Roy

The Burning Girl, by Claire Messud

Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

The Great Gatsby, by F Scott Fitzgerald

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen

Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy

Invitation To The Waltz, by Rosamond Lehmann

The Weather In The Streets, by Rosamond Lehmann

Love & Fame, by Susie Boyt

Autumn, by Ali Smith

Winter, by Ali Smith

Mythos, by Stephen Fry

An Almost Perfect Christmas, by Nina Stibbe

Love, Nina, by Nina Stibbe


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