60: The Authenticity Project, with Clare Pooley
On Episode 60, our guest today is Clare Pooley, who’s known for her blog Mummy Was a Secret Drinker. She's the author most recently of the heart-warming novel The Authenticity Project. Clare Pooley and I talked about up lit, the importance of community, how writing a novel compares to writing a memoir, and more.
Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
The Authenticity Project, by Clare Pooley
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman
Three Hours, by Rosamund Lipton
One Day in December, by Josie Silver
The Two Lives of Lydia Bird, by Josie Silver
The Light we Lost, by Jill Santopolo
One True Loves, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
If I Never Met You, by Mhairi McFarlane
Island Stories: an Unconventional History of Britain by David Reynolds
The World According to Physics, by Jim Al-Khalili
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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