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Books podcast: Louise Doughty on Apple Tree Yard, Sherlock and Lionel Shriver

16 February 2017

10:47 AM

16 February 2017

10:47 AM

This week in the books podcast, I’m talking to Louise Doughty — the author of the novel behind the hit BBC thriller Apple Tree Yard. Louise talks about the slightly dizzying experience of seeing her work adapted for the screen, about being swarmed by crazed Sherlock fans, about why writers are like dancing badgers — and, in rather forthright terms — why she thinks Lionel Shriver has it all wrong about “cultural appropriation”.

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