Sep 6, 2018
Diana Evans is the author of three novels, 26a, The Wonder, and most recently Ordinary People, which came out this spring in the UK to much acclaim and is out nextz week in the US. She talked to Claire about her favourite London-set books, her own past life as a dancer, why it was important for her to capture the experience of middle class black Brits, and more.
Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
26a, by Diana Evans
The Wonder, by Diana Evans
Ordinary People, by Diana Evans
After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie, by Jean Rhys
On Beauty, by Zadie Smith
This Is London: Life and Death in the World City, by Ben Judah
Heart Berries, by Terese Marie Mailhot
Tender Is the Night, by F Scott Fitzgerald
Dancer, by Colum McCann
Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake, by Lucia Joyce
Nijinski, by Richard Buckle
The Cranes Dance, by Meg Howrey
Revolutionary Road, by Richard Yates
Rise, by Gina Miller
Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story, by Viviana Durante
Ed Sheeran: Memories We Made, by Christie Goodwin
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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