Ep 261 Pod 81: Old women, con women and high-fashion monks

Why don't more of us appreciate how interesting older women are? It's a question we put to author and social history fan Kate Thompson, who came to tell us about her new novel Secrets of the Homefront Girls and why, when you've written about real-life matriarchs, there's no going back. Rachel DeLoache Williams talks to Hannah about being taken in by a con woman, enduring a high-profile trial and her new book My Friend Anna. Jen's serving up a shit sandwich in Jenny Off The Blocks and there are smashed cafetieres all over the Bush Telegraph. Plus, Mick enjoys watching John Prescott - wait, what? - as Dunleavy Does Dystopia does Equilibrium. Have at it!

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