The Penguin Podcast

Megan Nolan with Isy Suttie

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This week on the Penguin Podcast, Isy Suttie is joined by journalist and award-winning writer, Megan Nolan.

Megan joins Isy for a chat about her latest novel, Ordinary Human Failings.

They also discuss the amorality of tabloid journalism, familiar narratives of where trauma can lead you, personal pain and the limitations of empathy, and the significance of owning an armchair you’ll rarely use. 

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