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The Book Club Review

May 15, 2021

Listen in for Laura’s take on Matt Haig's bestselling The Midnight Library, which Kate hasn’t yet read. Should she? Meanwhile Kate gets swept into literary Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir. Laura takes us to Iceland with an immersive novel that she now wants everyone to drop everything and read, and we catch up with Deborah Levy with the third volume of her living autobiography, Real Estate. Also, we consider what it’s like to live in Iceland for two years with writer Sarah Moss, and remember Boomerang, Michael Lewis’s enjoyable (though also alarming) economic world tour, and how Iceland’s fishermen took to currency speculation like ducks to water.


The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Parisian Lives by Deirdre Bair

Miss Iceland by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Real Estate by Deborah Levy

Names for the Sea by Sarah Moss

Boomerang by Michael Lewis

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