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  • 5. #5 No Plot, Just Vibes!

    01:19:28
    This week, the trio discusses James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room discussing the different ways that the book made them feel and whether the book was his best work, or whether it's the book to start with when reading Baldwin. Also: What is the culture of Black British fiction nowadays?Do all books need a plot? Books this week:Kei Miller - Things I Have WithheldKei Miller - August Town Hazel Hayes - Out of Love Rachel Cusk - Parade Hit us up:Twitter: @MostlyLitTikTok: @MostlyLitPod Email: mostlylit@gmail.comWant to read our writing?Alex: readyourmind.substack.comDerek: https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/lifestyle/article/dating-with-borderline-personality-disorderRai: https://www.theguardian.com/profile/raifa-rafiq

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  • 4. #4 Pull Up To The Bookshop And Say It!

    49:33
    In this episode the trio have a chinwag on the various news within the book world, ranging from The British Book Award winners, criticising authors on social media and literary vs commercial fiction triggered by a poor review of James Baldwin. Make yourself a beverage and get stuck in. Twitter: @mostlylitTikTok: @mostlylitpodEmail: mostlylit@gmail.com
  • 3. #3: The One With...Sunglasses, Drugs and an Existential Crises

    01:09:17
    In this week’s episode, the trio discusses drugs, vices, and the inner pain of Clay in Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis. Rai discusses the difference between life-ache and heartache, Derek’s sleeping pattern is still in disarray and Alex is finally going through an existential crisis. BOOKS: The Road - Cormac McCarthyFor Such a Time as This - Shani Akilah Piranesi - Susanna ClarkeMiddlesex - Jeffrey EugenidesButchers Crossing - John WilliamsEmail: mostlylit@gmail.com
  • 1. #1: Is This Thing Still On?

    01:38:20
    Is this thing still on? Books: Main Book Discussion: The Hours, Michael Cunningham Wool, Hugh Howey Goblet of Fire, by She Who Shall Not Be NamesBuild The Life You Want, Arthur BrooksClash of Kings, George R.R. Martin. The Crescent City Series, Sarah J MaasGet in touch.Twitter: MostlyLitTikTok: Mostly Lit PodEmail: MostlyLit@gmail.com
  • 2. #2: Whose Man Is This?

    01:15:29
    Books:Main Discussion: An American Marriage, Tayari JonesHow To Stop Time, Matt HaigThe People In The Trees, Hanya Yannagihara Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates A Good School, Richard Yates Question for you, the Page Turners: 'Where do you read?' Let's go!Twitter: MostlyLitTikTok: MostlyLitPodEmail: mostlylit@gmail.com
  • Is This Thing On?

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    Is this thing on? Are you ready for the new episodes? Have a listen to this preview for the next batch of episodes. Two episodes drop on May 2nd, 2024.Let's go.
  • Ugh, Those Tears Again: A Little Life, Final Chapter and Moving On (Part 2)

    50:19
    Welcome to Mostly Lit!Part 2! A much lighter and more joyful episode to its more depressing sibling. Sit back, relax and listen to the end - thank you for listening and sticking with us through this journey. We love you!Books:A Little Life - Hanya YanagiharaThe Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney - Okechukwu NzeluThe 392 - Ashley Hickson-LovenceTuesdays with Morrie - Mitch AlbomDaughters of Nri - Reni K AmayoShaping Up Culture - Mark Marciver Its Not OK to Feel Blue and Other lie - Edited by Scarlet CurtisSpoiler Alerts:A Little LifeIntro Music by: @StuffDeejSays----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Get involved!Rate and review us on iTunes, Acast, Spotify, Soundcloud and YouTube!Follow and message us on:Twitter - @mostlylitInstagram - @mostlylitpodYouTube - www.youtube.com/channel/UCNSap_m48BXPUViJofbUYCQEmail - mostlylit@gmail.comWebsite: www.mostly-lit.com