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OurShelves with special guest Deborah Frances-White

Ourshelves with Deborah Frances-White

Ourshelves with 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 Feminist, and an official ambassador of Amnesty International. From George the Poet to Mae Martin, join us for a conversation about being open to criticism, privilege, challenging your own beliefs and finding where you belong.


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On the nightstand – what books are currently on your bedside table?

Brown Baby by Nikesh Shukla

Why I am No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

How to Fail by Elizabeth Day


On your mind – a recent article or podcast that made you think

Have you Heard George’s Podcast? “It’s on us”


On repeat – a film/song or series you’ve loved lately

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Feel Good (Mae Martin)


On the wall – a photograph you treasure

A photograph of my biological great grandmother with her eldest daughter Eulalia from 1920 before they left London


Pass it on – the novel you would always recommend to friends

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison


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

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Sex Power Money by Sara Pascoe


On the pedestal – tell us about a woman you admire

Jacinda Ardern

Michelle Obama


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