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Author Emma John; "Drop the ball" to be happy; Texts that change your life.

How a teenage obsession with cricket has really paid off for author Emma John. Plus, how expecting less can help you flourish and the texts that have changed lives.

The winner of the Wisden Book of the Year Emma John talks to Jenni about her book Following On. A memoir of Teenage Obsession and Terrible Cricket. While her schoolmates were obsessing over Oasis, she was nurturing a passion for the England cricket team. We preview a new film about the rise of infanticide in Pakistan. Plus Anneka Harry talks to friends and family about the text messages they'll never forget - today comedian London Hughes reveals how a message she received helped her catch her boyfriend cheating. Plus Tiffany Dufu discusses her new book "Drop the ball" and how to expect less from yourself, more from your partner, and flourish at work and in life.

Presenter; Jenni Murray
Producer; Beverley Purcell.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Beverley Purcell
Interviewed Guest Emma John
Interviewed Guest Anneka Harry
Interviewed Guest London Hughes
Interviewed Guest Tiffany Dufu
Interviewed Guest Maheen Sadiq

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  • Wed 5 Apr 2017 10:00

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