Broccoli Book Club / In The Dream House

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This episode contains strong language.


In The Dream House is a memoir and a diary-like account from author Carmen Maria Machado (https://twitter.com/carmenmmachado), in which she highlights her volatile experiences of a toxic relationship with an unnamed woman.


Publisher Hamza Jahanzeb (https://twitter.com/hamzajahanzeb) and Creative Director at Broccoli, Hana Walker-Brown (https://twitter.com/HWalker_Brown) discuss the gripping tale with our host Diyora (https://twitter.com/thediyora).


In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Eating Animals’ by Jonathan Safran Foer, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to [email protected]

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