Gail Honeyman is from Scotland, but she was in the states recently on a book tour for the paperback release of her debut novel, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine.
She stopped by the KMUW studios to talk about the book, her title character, her writing process, the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction--for which she was longlisted, and whatever else I could think of to keep her talking with that beautiful Scottish accent. And we did it all while avoiding spoilers.
Here's our conversation:
And if you listened to the commentary on air, this is what you heard:
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman was published by Penguin.
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