Bookshelfie: Naomi Klein

Season 6, Episode 18,   Oct 18, 2023, 10:57 PM

Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Klein reveals how she had to write herself into her new book to rediscover her voice. 

Naomi Klein is a bestselling author, with nine critically acclaimed books which include The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything. In 2018 she was named the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair at Rutgers University and is now Honorary Professor of Media and Climate at Rutgers. In September 2021 she joined the University of British Columbia as UBC Professor of Climate Justice and co-director of the Centre for Climate. Her newest book, Doppelganger is part memoir teamed with political reportage, and cultural analysis, in which Naomi grapples with her own doppelganger.

Naomi’s book choices are:
** The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
**  House of the Spirits by Isabelle Allende
** The Dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin
** Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver 
** Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, is the host of season six 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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