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The Book Club Review

Jun 19, 2021

It’s here. After weeks of reading, tons of post-it notes and a WhatsApp group busy with thoughts flying back and forth we proudly present our 2021 Women’s Prize episode. We’re joined by returning podcast guests Elizabeth Morris and Sarah Oliver to review all six shortlisted titles. This is book club so expect the full range of opinions, find out what we loved, and what we didn’t, but we’ve also worked hard to keep the spoilers away so you can enjoy the show and still enjoy the books. Which are your favourites? Listen in and see if you agree with us as we attempt to pick a winner.


Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

How the One Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

No-One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Don’t miss Crib Notes, the newsletter by Elizabeth Morris for new and busy mothers – an essential monthly run-down of the very best books from the practical to the poetic. She includes just the right information about each, and offers different suggestions according to whether you want something to sink into, or you only have time to scroll.

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