Thinking about home, belonging and class

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



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