The Novel Cure by Susan Elderkin and Ella Berthoud
‘The Novel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies’ is an alternative medical handbook and literary guidebook by UEA alumna Susan Elderkin and her friend Ella Berthoud and has recently been published by Canongate. Ella and Susan (pictured) met as English Literature students at Cambridge University before Susan joined the UEA Creative Writing MA in 1993. Susan subsequently published two novels, ‘Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains’ (2000) and ‘The Voices’ (2003), and was listed by Granta in 2003 as one of the Twenty Best Young British Novelists. She and Ella set up a bibliography service at The School of Life in London in 2008.