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OurShelves with special guest C Pam Zhang

Ourshelves with C Pam Zhang

Ourshelves with C Pam Zhang


How can you create your own world when this one doesn’t serve you?

Join as we radically restructure myths, stories and genres – from the American West to fairy tales and nineties pop icons. C. Pam Zhang is author of How Much of These Hills is Gold, longlisted for the Man Booker and Rathbones Folio Prizes and one of Barack Obama’s books of the year. She talks to Lucy Scholes about defiantly imagining herself into erased histories of Asian Americans, sexy feminists and how eavesdropping inspires her writing.

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On the nightstand – books that are currently on your bedside table

Stories of the Sahara by Sanmao

Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay

On your mind – a recent article, podcast, film, series or song

You’re Wrong About podcast

On the shelf – one book that made you think about feminism in a new way

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

On the pedestal – tell us about one person (woman or non-binary) you admire

Padma Lakshmi

Tune in next time for more conversation about books, feminism and culture.

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