SHORTLIST BOOKCLUB SPECIAL: Piranesi and How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House
Bella Mackie, Okechukwu Nzelu and Nell Frizzell join Yomi to dive into the final two books from the 2021 shortlist, Piranesi by Susanna Clarke and How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones.
Bella Mackie is a journalist and the author of Jog On and her new book, How to Kill Your Family is out on July 22nd, Okechukwu Nzelu is a teacher and the award winning author of The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney and Nell Frizzell is a journalist whose work has appeared everywhere from Vice to the Telegraph and who this year released her book,The Panic Years. Listen as they delve into the two incredible books from the 2021 Women’s Prize shortlist - in our very own book club where you can learn more about the six titles selected for this year’s prize.
Please note, this episode includes references to domestic violence and sexual assault.
Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over 25 years, and this series will offer unique access to the shortlisted authors and the 2021 Prize winner.
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