Virginia and Louise devote an entire episode to the wonderful writing of American novelist Ann Patchett. They discuss her skill at weaving momentous intergenerational sagas and her deft and intuitive understanding of familial relationships, marriages and siblings. Books - all by Ann Patchett The Dutch House, 2019. Bloomsbury Publishing. The Magician's Assistant, 1998. Harper Collins Commonwealth, 2016. Harper Collins State of Wonder, 2001. Bloomsbury Publishing. Bel Canto, 2001. Harper Collins. The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2019. One World, Penguin Random House. Podcasts Here's The Thing - Alec Baldwin, WNYC Studios, New York Public Radio The Daily - The New York Times Newspapers #Your Right to Know Campaign The Australian Newspaper - 'Sources Scared into Silence' by Hedley Thomas discusses his history with 'Toni Hoffman' the nurse who was the whistleblower in the case of Dr Jayant Patel, October 2019
Diving In is a conversation you will want to be part of - Louise and Virginia have been best friends since university - they share a passion for story telling and read loads of good books. Make yourself a cup of tea and listen in as they share the books they've been loving, and also the films, TV series, podcasts and articles they've enjoyed.