Joe Thomas – Award-winning author talks about social awareness in fiction

This week we’re joined by Joe Thomas. He’s just released the 4th in his ‘Sao Paulo Quartet’, with ‘Paradise City’, ‘Gringa’, ‘Playboy’ and the new one ‘Brazilian Psycho’.

He grew up in Hackney, before spending 10 years in Sao Paulo, and being inspired to tell its story. It mixes fiction, true crime, historical fact, and high literature, in an utterly compelling style.

We talk about how his routine has changed since having a child, where he likes to escape to write, how perfect his first draft is, and how editing has changed over 10 years of writing novels.

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