Joining Charles Adrian in Brighton for the 102nd Second-Hand Book Factory is Mathilda Gregory and her staffie Agatha. Mathilda co-produced the first Brighton Smut Slam and is a writer and performer. They talk about a less common perspective on break-ups, fantasy as allegory and how gender can mess with our self-categorisation of our sexuality.
Apologies for the electro buzz interference, which happens between 9:06 and 9:10.
Another novel by Scarlett Thomas, PopCo, is discussed in Page One 144.
You can find some thoughts on transgender disruption of queer culture here.
Episode released: 21st March, 2017.
Our Tragic Universe by Scarlett Thomas
Feast Of Souls by Celia S. Friedman
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson