16 Jan 2024

Ainslie Hogarth discusses her book Normal Women

From Summer Times, 10:45 am on 16 January 2024

The heroine of author Ainslie Hogarth's latest book, Normal Women, is desperate to break free from a suffocating, conventional, upper-middle-class life. In her bid for freedom, Dani, stumbles stumbles on a yoga studio, and embraces its ethos.

However, when a local sex worker goes missing, things take a turn for the young mother.

Ainslie Hogarth's previous book, Motherthing, published in 2022, was the New York Times Best Book of the Year.

She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Auckland, but is based overseas.

Ainslie Hogarth author of 'Normal Women'.

Ainslie Hogarth author of 'Normal Women'. Photo: Ainslie Hogarth