Gail Honeyman, Nell Stevens and Angie Thomas on the Book She'd Never Lend
Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Gail Honeyman talks about her first novel, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine.
Gail Honeyman's debut novel Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine caused a stir at last year's Frankfurt Book Fair and is one of this year's hotly tipped summer reads. She talks to Mariella Frostrup about her strange, solitary heroine, and the place of loneliness in fiction.
Nell Stevens talks about her own experience of solitude - she spent six weeks totally alone in the Falkland Islands as she attempted to write her first novel; Emma Henderson explores the rich archive of Alpine writing and bestselling novelist Angie Thomas shares the book she'd never lend.
Emma Henderson on Alpine writing
Angie Thomas on The Book I'd Never Lend
Read the first chapter of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Role Contributor Presenter Mariella Frostrup Interviewed Guest Gail Honeyman Interviewed Guest Nell Stevens Interviewed Guest Emma Henderson Interviewed Guest Angie Thomas