You might think that inviting authors along to your book club discussions is a surefire way to stifle debate. Fine if everyone loves the book, but what if it gets a critical savaging? Sanober Kilodar of the Wilde Imagination Book Club of south London shares how to make it work. Yes, it often ends up a very different experience, but inviting the author to your book club can be a rewarding experience for everyone.
Listen in to hear how it works, and for tips on how to manage it so that everyone, from the loudest to the quietest, gets to have a say.
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