Fyre Festival, Sex Education & A Bumper Book Chat

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We’re back! Have you missed us? Dolly’s tits-deep in her Everything I Know About Love tour (buy tickets here: faneproductions.com/dolly and the paperback is out now) and Pandora’s essay, The Authentic Lie, for independent crowd-funding publisher, The Pound Project, is now open for pledging. Buy in online or mini book form, here! (Plus, there’s a foreword by Elizabeth Day.) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/poundproject/the-pound-project-part-four-pandora-sykes

This week we discuss everything we’ve been enjoying since Christmas - what we’ve been watching, listening to and reading (a lot.) It’s all listed below. Sign the The High Low’s sub-editor and freelance journalist Anna Codrea Rado’s brilliant open letter to the media, to secure #FairPayForFreelancers http://bit.ly/fairpayforfreelancers. Donate to help The Pool's staff and freelancers get paid: https://www.gofundme.com/help-the-pool-staff-and-freelancers-get-paid?pc=&rcid=r01-154905562015-fce176adade44eb7

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Books

Notes To Self, by Emilie Pine

Ordinary People, by Diana Evans

All That Man Is, by David Szalay

Becoming, by Michelle Obama

Duped, by Abby Ellin

The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris

Once More We Saw Stars, by Jayson Greene

Vox, by Christina Dalcher

Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult

A Spark of Light, by Jodi Picoult

My Year or Rest and Relaxation, by Odessa Moshfegh

Swan Song, by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

Bottled Goods, by Sophie van Llewyn

Putney, by Sofka Zinovieff

Instead of a Letter, by Diana Athill

The Orange, by Wendy Cope

Watching & Listening

Bros: After The Screaming Stops, available on BBC iPlayer

Origins With James Andrew Miller, on Sex And The City

Bohemian Rhapsody, at cinemas now

The Favourite, at cinemas now

Mary Poppins Returns, at cinemas now

Emily Blunt, interviewed on Fresh Air

Alison Janney, on WTF

Sex Education, on Netflix now

Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, on Netflix now

Wendy Cope, on Desert Island Discs

Diana Athill, on Desert Island Discs

Journalism

Lauren Bravo for foodism https://foodism.co.uk/features/long-reads/romantic-food-myths-and-realities/

The World of Nora Ephron: a reading list https://foodism.co.uk/features/long-reads/romantic-food-myths-and-realities/

The Ten best life mantras of Diana Athill: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/10-best-life-mantras-brilliant-author-diana-athill/

Diana Athill interviewed for The Lenny Letter: https://www.lennyletter.com/story/diana-athill-interview

Dolly's songs about places playlist -

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