Our guest on episode 55 is Fiona Collins, who’s the author of several novels including, most recently, You, Me and the Movies, a story about bumping into a long-ago love and the feelings it reignites. It’s out now as an ebook and will be coming out in paperback on Boxing Day.

Fiona Collins and I talked about audiobooks, one of my favourite American authors, and film adaptations — including the perennial debate of which screen version of Pride and Prejudice we prefer.

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Books Mentioned on the Podcast:

You, Me and the Movies, by Fiona Collins

Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

Expectation, by Anna Hope

Becoming, by Michelle Obama

Daisy Jones & The Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

(some of Claire’s favourite quotes from the book can be found here)

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,  by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Forever, Interrupted, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

After I Do, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

One True Loves, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Beautiful Ones, by Prince

I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story, by Anthony Daniels

Between the Stops: The View of my Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus, by Sandi Toksvig

Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe


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