The Book Club Review

Motherhood • with Claire Lynch

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Episode notes

It's Mother's Day here in the UK and as there's nothing Kate loves more than a special episode we've put together a show on the theme of Motherhood. We're joined by Claire Lynch, author of Small: On Motherhoods, her literary memoir of her own unusual journey into motherhood. Elizabeth Morris of Crib Notes book club joins us too – who better to help us pull together our essential reads on the topic. We've got laughter, we might shed a few tears, and brilliant books to cover all eventualities.


Small: on motherhoods, by Claire Lynch

Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder

Motherhood by Sheila Heti

A Life’s Work by Rachel Cusk

A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann ní Ghríofa

M(otherhood) by Praya Agarwal

The Best Most Awful Job by Katherine May

The Lost Daughter by Elena Ferrante

The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Life Among the Savages by Shirley Jackson

No-One Talks About this Stuff by Kat Brown


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