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S4 Ep6 Matson Taylor
February 07, 2023 · 77 min
My guest today is Matson Taylor, author of Richard and Judy Bookclub pick THE MISEDUCATION OF EVIE EPWORTH and the follow-up novel, set ten years later, ALL ABOUTEVIE- which is currently out in Hardback and is due to be released in paperback this July 2023. Matson and I have a lovely chat about his work as a design historian at the V&A and how that fed into the Evie books, writing through decades and writing funny stories about serious things. We touch on the fact that his first book is set home county of Yorkshire and ponder on the issues with writing dialect and how, though there is another Evie book planned, his next novel will be breaking away from the trilogy and heading to Rome…I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did recording it, all the books that we mention are listed in the show notes and you can check the out or purchase them in my episode specific Novel Experience Bookshop.org shop HERE.Guest: Matson Taylor  Twitter: @matson_taylor_  IG: @matson_taylor_The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson TaylorAll About Evie by Matson TaylorHost: Kate Sawyer Twitter: @katesawyer IG: @mskatesawyer The Stranding by Kate Sawyer This Family (coming May 2023. Available to pre-order now!)Matson’s recommendations:A book for fan’s of Matson’s work: Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe, Behind The Scenes at the Museum by Matson TaylorA book Matson has always loved: Collected Stories by Katherine Mansfield, The Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. DelafieldA book that’s been published recently or is coming soon: House Arrest by Alan Bennett, Small Joys by Elvin James MensahOther books discussed in this episode: Okay Then That's Great by Susannah Wise, Henry and June by Anais NinAll books recommended and discussed in this episode are available to be purchased from the Novel Experience Bookshop.Org Shop Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.