June 24th, 2012
Episode 172 of 579 episodes
Jane Green and Adele Parks discuss why Chick Lit arouses such passion and how the genre, which is more often ignored than celebrated or reviewed in the press, has helped to expand the literary market. Belinda Jack joins us to explore the rich and chequered history of women’s reading, and the controversies it has inspired. And Jamie Andrews, the lead curator of the British Library’s Writing Britain exhibition, discusses Rural Dreams and the countryside.
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