Shelf Love: A Romance Novel Book Club

So long and thanks for all the work: Kate Clayborn and The Midnight Feast by Emma Barry/Genevieve Turner

Episode Summary

This week, romance novelist Kate Clayborn (Love Lettering) and I talk a lot about work! We read A Midnight Feast, a marriage in trouble novella by Emma Barry and Genevieve Turner. A Midnight Feast begins on Thanksgiving day 1965 - a day of second chances! We discuss how it’s a subversive act to respectfully represent domestic labor on the page, why work is so often shorthand for identity and why that’s problematic, as well as why women’s work in particular is undervalued. Bonus clip at the end of the episode featuring another special person!

Episode Notes

Guest: Kate Clayborn:

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A Midnight Feast by Emma Barry and Genevieve Turner

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