Linda was interviewed for the Front Row on BBC Radio 4 last night and talked about the inspiration for and major themes within her brand new novel We Had It So Good.
You can listen to the interview via the Front Row Archive (interview starts round about 22.30).
by Linda Grant
Born to hardworking immigrant parents in sunny suburban Los Angeles, Stephen Newman never imagined that he would spend his adult life under the grey skies of north London, would marry Andrea for convenience and stay married, and would watch his children grow into people he cannot fathom. Over forty years he and his friends have built lives of comfort and success, until the events of late middle age and the new century force them to realise that they have always existed in a fool's paradise.