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Johny Pitts & Charlotte Proudman

Writer Johny Pitts and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman talk to Harriett about the books that have inspired and entertained them.

Writer Johny Pitts and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman talk to Harriett about the books that have inspired and entertained them. Johny chooses Romance in Marseilles, written in the 1930s by Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay but only published this year because it was considered so transgressive at the time. Charlotte describes how Butterfly Politics by the feminist and legal scholar Catharine A MacKinnon persuaded her not to leave the law, and some of the same themes of consent and sexual harassment are addressed in the form of a novel, This is Pleasure by Mary Gaitskill, which is Harriett's choice.
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Producer Sarah Goodman

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28 minutes

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Thu 3 Jun 2021 23:30

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  • Tue 13 Oct 2020 16:30
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