Sarah Franklin is a novelist and Senior Lecturer in Publishing at Oxford Brookes. In this Book Hook post, she recommends five books that explore the notion of home and class and what it means/takes to belong somewhere. These are all questions that preoccupy her, whether writing or teaching.
What would you add to Sarah’s list? Let us know in the comments.
Respectable by Lynsey Hanley
America is not the Heart by Elaine Castilo
The Farm by Richard Benson
Hometown Tales: Lancashire by Jenn Ashworth & Benjamin Webster
Common People, edited by Kit de Waal