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Season V Episodes

 Episode image is a detail from the cover of  Where’d You Go, Bernadette  by Maria Semple, published in 2014 by Little And Brown; cover design and illustrations by Keith Hayes; cover © 2014 Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple, published in 2014 by Little And Brown; cover design and illustrations by Keith Hayes; cover © 2014 Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Joining Charles Adrian for the 113th Second-Hand Book Factory is writer, reader, traveller and compulsive singer Lisa Findley. They talk about the throw and catch of friendship, telling by not telling, and a runaway best-seller. There is also mention of a shower of related writers, including Ann Patchett, Alice Munro, Claire Messud and Hilary Mantell.

Stand-Up Tragedy, which is mentioned towards the beginning of the episode, is a storytelling and performance night hosted by Dave Pickering. More information about the night is at http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/

 

Book listing:

Let’s Take The Long Way Home (A Memoir Of Friendship) by Gail Caldwell

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

(Also mentioned: Let’s Take The Long Way Home by Ann Patchett)

 

Links:

Lisa Findley

Stand-Up Tragedy

Charles Adrian