This Is How tells the story of Patrick Oxtoby, an outsider longing to fit in. When his fiancé Sarah breaks off their engagement, Patrick leaves home and moves to a boarding house in a seaside village a few hours away. In spite of his hopes for a new and better life, Patrick struggles to make friends or make the right impression. He can't shake the feeling that his new acquaintances are conspiring against him, further fracturing his fragile personality and prompting him to take a course of action that alters the course of his life. (Publisher's blurb)
Host Jennifer Byrne joins regular panelists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger, and guests David Marr and Di Morriseey to discuss and review the novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and Australian novel, This Is How by M.J. Hyland.