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The Brit Lit Podcast

Nov 30, 2017

This week, we hear from Lucy Vine, author of the 2017 summer hit Hot Mess. She tells us why we need a new Bridget Jones-style heroine, talks about her favourite books of the year, and reflects on the challenges of the second novel. 

Books mentioned on the show:

Hot Mess, by Lucy Vine

Bridget Jones's Diary, by Helen...

Nov 16, 2017

Our guest today is Lindsey Kelk, the best-selling author of the I Heart series, among other rom com novels. We talk about reading age-inappropriate books as child, discuss the relative merits of LA and New York, and gush about John Green.

Books mentioned on the show:

The I Heart series, by Lindsey Kelk

We Were On a...

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,...