Fifty Shades of Real
Winner of the Orange Prize for New Writers, tonight’s guest Joanna Kavenna exemplifies much that’s best about new British authors: smart, savvy, sassy and scintillating. “With her pale skin and angular features”, observed one critic, ” she even looks like Virginia Woolf”!
Joanna’s latest book, Come To the Edge, is a caustic satire of the British passion for second homes… for the 1%, that is. But our conversation touches on the wilder shores of Ultima Thule, the tastelessness of childbirth, and the McDonalds® Military-Industrial® Olympics®.
Yes, we just used the “O” word without authorization. So sue us, suckers.
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Presented by Peter Cox with Dave Bartram and featuring the unreal Ali Gardiner in the chat room.
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