About This Show
Literary Friction is a monthly conversation about books and ideas. Hosts Carrie and Octavia interview up-and-coming and established authors, and each show is built around a theme - anything from breakfast to coastlines to corpses. Listen in for lively discussion, book recommendations and a little music to boot.
Most Recent Episode
Literary Friction - Friends With Dolly Alderton
Good friends are hard to beat, and this month's show is dedicated to those bonds that are often the deepest and most enduring in our lives. Our guest, author and journalist Dolly Alderton, writes wonderfully about friendship. Her first book, Everything I Know About Love is a series of essays and other vignettes about - amongst other things - growing up in London, disastrous dates and parties, and love between friends. So join us as we talk about great literary friendships, from Lila and Elena in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels to Sam and Frodo in Lord of the Rings. winning journalist who has written for publications including The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, GQ, Marie Claire, Red and Grazia. From 2015 - 2017 she was the dating columnist for The Sunday Times Style. She is the co-host of The High Low Show, a weekly pop culture and current affairs podcast, and also directs for television.
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