A Bumper Spring Book Special

Welcome back to the summer term, High Lowers! We recap some news and bring you a boat load of televisual, podcast and - mainly - book recommendations. Plus, Dolly falls for the ultimate whale hoax/ocean con. Enjoy.


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American Marriage, by Tarayi Jones

This is The Story of a Happy Marriage, by Ann Patchett

My Sister, the Serial Killer, by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Three Women, by Lisa Taddeo

Bad Behaviour, by Mary Gaitskill

Trick Mirror, by Jill Tolentino

Guantanamo's Darkest Secret, by Ben Taub for The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/22/guantanamos-darkest-secret

Undercover, on BBC iPlayer

This Is Us, Series 2, on Amazon Prime

Fleishman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner: https://amzn.to/2J5VoGO

A Half-baked Idea by Olivia Potts https://amzn.to/2DH9GtZ

One Day by David Nicholls: https://amzn.to/2VBXeWA

Close To Where The Heart Gives Out by Dr Malcolm Alexander https://amzn.to/2J6y2Rp

Terrific Mother by Lorrie Moore: https://amzn.to/2WdSPWJ

How To Become a Writer by Lorrie Moore: http://www.sfuadcnf.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/How-to-Become-a-Writer-Lorrie-Moore.pdf 

Fortunately With Fi and Jane: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04x5pd7/episodes/downloads 

Glenda Jackson on Fresh Air: https://www.npr.org/programs/fresh-air/2019/04/23/716229468 

David Tenant does a podcast with Tina Fey: https://bit.ly/2ZNpdSz

Private Life: https://www.netflix.com/title/80168222 

Don't Think Twice: https://www.netflix.com/title/80103372

My Finest Work Yet by Andrew Bird https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/my-finest-work-yet/1449649405 

Molly Parkin on The Last Bohemians: https://www.thelastbohemians.co.uk/molly

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