44. A Room of One’s Own

If a woman needs a room of her own and £500 a year to write fiction, what does she need in order to write crime fiction?

Special thanks to my guest Francesca Wade. Her book is Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars. She’s on Twitter @francescawade.

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Books and sources:
Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars by Francesca Wade
A Room of One’s Own
by Virginia Woolf
Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf
Mutual Admiration Society by Mo Moulton
Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul 
by Barbara Reynolds
Gaudy Night 
by Dorothy L. Sayers
Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?
by Katrine Marcal
Are Women Human?: Astute and Witty Essays on the Role of Women in Society
by Dorothy L. Sayers
In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens
by Alice Walker
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral
by Phyllis Wheatley

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