Bookshelfie: Madeline Miller

Season 5, Episode 15,  Oct 19, 2022, 10:19 PM

2012 Women’s Prize winner Madeline Miller joins Vick Hope and explains why as a writer, you have to be your own biggest cheerleader.

Madeline is a New York Times bestselling author and Women’s Prize for Fiction winner. Her debut novel The Song of Achilles came out in 2011 after a whopping 10 years of blood, sweat and tears, which all became worth it with its phenomenal success. Her next novel, Circe, came out in 2018 and is currently being adapted for television. Her latest book Galatea is a short story which became an instant Sunday Times bestseller on its publication earlier this year.

Madeline’s book choices are: 
** The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
**  Sense and Sensibility screenplay by Emma Thompson
** Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
** Heartburn by Nora Ephron
** The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, is the host of season five of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast. Every week, Vick will be joined by another inspirational woman to discuss the work of incredible female authors. The Women’s Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and they continue to champion the very best books written by women.

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