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The Brit Lit Podcast

Jul 12, 2018

Claire speaks to Daisy Buchanan, who's a prolific journalist and the author of How to Be a Grown-Up, which is out now in paperback. They discuss how difficult the 20s years can be, their opposite experiences of family life, their shared ambivalence towards motherhood, and more.

Books Mentioned on the Podcast:

How to Be a Grown Up, by Daisy Buchanan

The Multi-Hyphen Method: Work less, create more, and design a career that works for you, by Emma Gannon

The Pursuit of Love, by Nancy Mitford

Love in a Cold Climate, by Nancy Mitford

The Blessing, by Nancy Mitford

Don't Tell Alfred , by Nancy Mitford

Highland Fling, by Nancy Mitford

Noblesse Oblige: an enquiry into the identifiable characteristics of the English aristocracy, by Nancy Mitford

Everything I Know About Love, by Dolly Alderton

Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Sisterland, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Prep, by Curtis Sittenfeld

The Break, by Marian Keyes

The Art of Not Falling Apart, by Christina Patterson

Promising Young Women, by Caroline O'Donoghue

To Throw Away Unopened, by Viv Albertine

Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir, by Viv Albertine

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, by Judith Kerr

The Lost Letters of William Woolf, by Helen Cullen

Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry, by Florence Welch

Eye Can Write: A memoir of a child’s silent soul emerging, by Jonathan Bryan

Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené

Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe


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