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Literary Friction - Writing For Change With Shon Faye

Literary Friction - Writing For Change With Shon Faye

It's September, the leaves are starting to turn, …
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It's September, the leaves are starting to turn, and we're kicking off our Autumn season with a vital conversation about the power of writing for change. Our guest is the author Shon Faye, who joined us to discuss her hotly anticipated first book, The Transgender Issue: An Argument for Justice. It's a necessary and inspiring text in which she argues that we're having the wrong conversation about trans people, and that the struggle for trans liberation is all of our struggle. In honour of Shon's book, which aims to change the terms of a cultural conversation, we'll talk more widely about books that seek to shift perspectives, including the ones that shifted ours. It's good to be back!
Recommendations on the theme, Writing for Change:
Octavia: The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud
Carrie: Ways of Seeing by John Berger
General Recommendations:
Octavia: Paul by Daisy Lafarge
Shon: The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan
Carrie: Circe by Madeline Miller
Find a list of all recommended books at: https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/litfriction
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/litfriction
Email us: litfriction@gmail.com
Tweet us & find us on Instagram: @litfriction
This episode is sponsored by Picador: https://www.panmacmillan.com/picador
Episode-id: 1000534783474
GUID: tag:soundcloud,2010:tracks/1121447344
Udgivelsesdato: 9/9/2021 09.29.26

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A monthly conversation about books and ideas on NTS Radio hosted by friends Carrie Plitt, a literary agent, and Octavia Bright, a writer and academic. Each show features an author interview, book recommendations, lively discussion and a little music too, all built around a related theme - anything from the novella to race to masculinity. Listen live on NTS Radio www.nts.live

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