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The Book Club Review

Jun 17, 2020

We cross the Atlantic to catch up with Claire Handscombe, presenter and producer of BritLit, a fortnightly podcast that tracks what's going on in the British publishing world.

We talk about Claire's novel Unscripted, which she highly recommends as a beach read, whether you're able to go to an actual beach or just have to make do with a deckchair in your garden.

Claire also gives us a shelf's worth of great book recommendations, plus some top tips for anyone thinking of making a books podcast of their own. 

Books mentioned in this episode: 

Unscripted by Claire Handscombe

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere by Celest Ng

The Roxy Letters by Mary Pauline Lowry

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Rules for Being a Girl by Candice Bushnell and Katy Cotugno

What You Wish For by Katherine Center

Head over Heels by Hannah Orenstein

The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby

For more details on Claire, check out her website We also love her Twitter feed @britlitpodcast, which is regularly updated with great links from the book world.

For any Wingnuts out there who might be listening, you can also check out Claire's book Walk With Us: How the West Wing Changed Our Lives.

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