The books that inspire Lionel Shriver

I hame and lioneld a marvellous time with Lionel Shriver last week at the Club at Cafe Royal, talking about the books that have been important to her work.

Tomorrow’s Children, edited by Isaac Asimov (a collection of science fiction short stories she loved as a child)

Catch 22, Joseph Heller

Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates

Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy

Mrs Bridge (and Mr Bridge), Evan S Connell

The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton



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