Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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US elections, Grandparents in charge, Staying in a bothy

August 11th, 2015

Episode 326 of 985 episodes

Jane Garvey talks to Felicity Spector, chief writer for Channel 4 about the role of women in the US 2016 presidntial campaign. Cari Rosen, editor of Gransnet and novelist and grandmother Hilary Boyd discuss how parents can best negotiate with their parents and in-laws when it comes to looking after their children; Writer Meike Ziervogel talks about her new novel, Kauthar and explains why she chose to make her main female protagonist, a British woman called Lydia, convert to Islam. Author Phoebe Smith has written a book about her love for the bothy, an old empty building that is usually left open for anybody to use free of charge. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.

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