Ep 321 Sofie Hagen on Happy Fat / Gruesome murders & 'Cruel Acts' with Jane Casey


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This episode features two authors one Danish and one Irish: Sofie Hagen is a London-based Danish comedian and fat acceptance campaigner. She has been starting conversations all over the place with her new book ‘Happy Fat: Taking up space in a world that wants to shrink you’. Sofie talked to Roisin Ingle about fatphobia and about why she is on a mission to change the way people talk to and about fat people. Jane Casey is an Irish-born author of crime novels. From Castleknock in Dublin, Jane studied English at Oxford. After her first book The Missing, was published by Ebury Press in 2010 she began a series of novels featuring Detective Constable Maeve Kerrigan. She has written for young adults but her latest book for grown-ups who like reading about gruesome murders is called Cruel Acts. Jane talked to Roisin about writing fiction, leaving Ireland and how Agatha Christie fuelled her early love of all things criminal.

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