From time to time on the podcast, we speak to someone who is not British, so that we get an outside perspective on UK books. Helen Cullen is Irish, though she has lived in London a long time and her debut novel, The Lost Letters of William Woolf, is set there.
Helen talked to me about the lost art of letter writing, some of her favourite epistolary novels, why she loves London, and more.
You can listen to the episode here,
or wherever else you get your podcasts.
Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
The Lost Letters of William Woolf, by Helen Cullen
84, Charing Cross Road, by Helen Hanff
Persuasion, by Jane Austen
Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home, by Nina Stibbe
A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf
Three Guineas, by Virginia Woolf
Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn, by Brett Anderson
The Hiding Game, by Naomi Woods
Mrs. Hemingway, by Naomi Woods
The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett
They Don’t Teach This, by Eniola Aluko
Confessions of a Bookseller, by Shaun Blythell
To War with the Walkers, by Annabel Venning
Come Again, by Robert Webb
For Emily, by Katherine Slee
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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