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OurShelves: Taboos with Kate Maxwell

Season 5, Ep. 6

What happens if you don’t fall in love with your baby at first sight? Join Kate Maxwell and Lucy Scholes as they challenge silent taboos about motherhood, from Elena Ferrante’s The Lost Daughter to Kate’s first novel Hush, about a woman who struggles with her decision to have a child on her own.


Kate’s recommendations:

On the nightstand: What I Loved, Siri Hustvedt and The Bread the Devil Knead, Lisa Allen-Agostini

On your mind: WeCrashed, Apple TV series

On the shelf: Matrix, Lauren Groff

On the pedestal: Josie Naughton, Choose Love co-founder and CEO

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