Revisiting Philippa Perry’s Parenting Advice from Pre-Pandemic Days
From Damian Barr's Literary Salon Podcast
Damian Barr’s Literary Salon tempts the world’s best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests include Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Yaa Gyasi, Mary Beard, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières—all in front of a live audience at leading glamorous locations world-wide. Our London home is the Savoy. Suave Salonnière Damian Barr is your host.
Today, we’re revisiting an episode from the bygone days of 2016, when psychotherapist and writer Philippa Perry read from her then-untitled book, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read, and talked to Damian about parenting and the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves.
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Philippa Perry has been a psychotherapist for the past twenty years. She is also a freelance writer and a TV and radio presenter. She has worked on several documentaries and has also written two other books, Couch Fiction: A Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy and How to Stay Sane. She lives in London with her husband, the artist Grayson Perry, and they have a grown-up daughter, Flo.