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SIM Ep 675 Chops 232: Caitlin Davies's Queens of the Underworld

Ep. 675

Author and journalist Caitlin Davies is the cat’s fancy tracksuit when it comes to writing about women, crime and punishment, as first demonstrated in her 2018 book Bad Girls: A History of Rebels and Renegades. Which we LOVED.

Caitlin’s new book, Queens of the Underworld: A Journey into the Lives of Female Crooks, is another brilliant piece of research, which shines a light on an important – and mostly neglected – part of women’s social history. Our Mick got on the Zoom with Caitlin to find out more about these extraordinary women and why society didn't want us to remember them.

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