Episode 26: Daisy Buchanan

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By Emilie McMeekan and The Midult. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan, authors of the best-selling book I’m Absolutely Fine!, are now here weekly. This week we’ve made an appointment with the book doctor. We talk to writer, podcaster and professional bookworm Daisy Buchanan about her literary prescriptions for heartbreak, trauma, envy, loneliness and money panic.

P.S. Here are all the books we talked about…

ENVY
Adults by Emma Jane Unsworth
Crazy Salad & Scribble Scribble by Nora Ephron
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

GRUMPINESS
The whole of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend
Diary Of A Nobody by George Grossmith

HEARTBREAK
Imogen by Jilly Cooper
Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give by Ada Calhoun

LONELINESS
The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers

MONEY WORRIES
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

OPTIMISM
Almost Everything: Notes On Hope by Anne Lamott
Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes

TRAUMA
The Lark by E Nesbit
Man At The Helm by Nina Stibbe

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