Episode 3: Alice Slater

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In this episode, I talk to my longtime friend Alice Slater about two great things: LiveJournal and books. She's a bookseller at Waterstones Gower Street and has flawless literary taste. We talk you through the appeal of now-dead journalling platform LiveJournal, go deep on thrillers, talk about Erin Kelly too much and Alice confesses a book-related crime she committed that endured for many years.

Alice blogs at https://smokintofu.com

She tweets and Instagrams at @smokintofu

Books we talked about:

Exquisite by Sarah Stovell

I Love Dick by Chris Kraus

Carol by Patricia Highsmith

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Paulina & Fran by Rachel B. Glaser

Marlena by Julie Buntin

The books of Margaret Atwood

The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Diary of An Oxygen Thief by anonymous

Milk & Honey by Rupi Kaur

The Poison Tree // The Burning Air // He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

May 31, 11:04 PM
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<user-4999699> - 4 days ago

This was so relaxing to listen to. Really enjoyed hearing about some new interesting books - definitely need to read The Poison Tree now!