13 minutes | Jul 9, 2019

Galley Beggar Podcast #2: Lucy Ellmann

"I’m sorry to have to mention this, but men don’t like women much." Two days before publication of Ducks, Newburyport and shortly after signing the limited edition copies we send out to subscribers, Lucy Ellmann, talks about men, "this big cow pat of growth and progress that men have dumped upon the environment" and some of the pressing themes that inspired her new 1000-page masterpiece. She explains why "this novel required the blanketing of the reader in stuff," and also, as always, cracks out some awesome one-liners: "One good thing about duelling was that it could potentially rob the world of two idiots." Hope you enjoy listening! FYI: We've sold out of limited editions now, but at the time of broadcast (which is to say, early July, 2019) we still have plenty of first editions of the beautiful mass-market paperback in our online shop: https://www.galleybeggar.co.uk/paperback-shop
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