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/
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)