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OurShelves with special guest Justine Cowan

  How can you be a strong woman in a world that’s not built for you? Justine Cowan is an attorney used to fighting environmental cases against huge corporations but writing about her mother’s childhood […]

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OurShelves with special guest Riva Leher

  What do monsters do for us? Join Lucy Scholes for a powerful conversation with Riva Lehrer, artist, activist and author of Golem Girl, her beautifully illustrated memoir about living with disability. From the history […]

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OurShelves with special guest Daisy Johnson

How do you balance motherhood and creativity? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Daisy Johnson, Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Fen, Everything Under and Sisters, on rewriting the haunted house, why women are expected […]

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OurShelves with special guest Sigrid Nunez

How do you overcome criticism? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Sigrid Nunez, author of eight novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, The […]

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OurShelves with special guest Melatu Uche Okorie

  Whose narrative do you believe? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Melatu Uche Okorie, author of This Hostel Life. Lucy and Melatu discuss Milkman by Anna Burns, Rosa Parks and the importance […]

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OurShelves with special guest Irenosen Okojie

  Do you have the courage to try again? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes chats to Irenosen Okojie, author of Butterfly Fish; Speak Gigantular, Nudibranch and contributor to the short story collection Hag, […]

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OurShelves with special guest Liv Little

  What is the first book you saw yourself in? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Liv Little, CEO and founder of Gal-Dem, the award-winning online and print publication committed to sharing perspectives […]

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OurShelves with special guest Linda Grant

  How can we reconsider failure? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Linda Grant, a multi-award-winning author whose latest novel, A Stranger City, is out now in paperback. In this episode Lucy and […]

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OurShelves with special guest Margaret Atwood

  Does nostalgia change the way you feel about the past?   In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Margaret Atwood, two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize and author of more than forty works, […]

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OurShelves with special guests Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman

  What does friendship mean to you? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, creators of the hit podcast; Call Your Girlfriend. In this episode Lucy, Ann and Aminatou […]

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OurShelves with special guest Deborah Frances-White

  What does it take to be open to change? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Deborah Frances-White, stand-up comedian, creator of the hit podcast and book of the same name, The Guilty […]

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OurShelves with special guest Lennie Goodings

  How much courage does it take to write? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Lennie Goodings, Chair of Virago Press and author of A Bite of the Apple. We dive into stories […]

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