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The Brit Lit Podcast

Jan 11, 2018

Our guest today is Nikesh Shukla, writer, editor, rapper, and advocate for BAME voices in publishing. We talked about the pervasiveness of social media, the upcoming US edition of The Good Immigrant, and his response to the ubiquity of fictional white boys with dogs called Timmy.

Books mentioned on the show: 

Everything I Know About Love, by Dolly Alderton

Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading, by Lucy Mangan

Dear Mrs. Bird, by A J Pearce

In Our Mad and Furious City, by Guy Gunaratne

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman

The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder, by Sarah Harris

Bitter Orange, by Claire Fuller

Transcription, by Kate Atkinson

Coconut Unlimited, by Nikesh Shukla

Meatspace, by Nikesh Shukla

The Good Immigrant, ed. Nikesh Shukla

The One Who Wrote Destiny, by Nikesh Shukla

Feel Free: Essays, by Zadie Smith

The Adulterants, by Joe Dunthorne

I Still Dream, by Jane Smythe

The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureshi

Happiness for Humans, by PZ Reizin

The Fandom, by Anna Day

Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote, by Jane Robinson

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, by Joanna Cannon

Three Things About Elsie, by Joanna Cannon

Anatomy of a Scandal, by Sarah Vaughan


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