Hi everyone, Just a quick word from Rob and Kate: with work commitments during the week and also planning our wedding in November, we’ve decided to take a break from the weekly podcast. We may well pop back if something [Read more]
We’ve been taking a bit of a break from the podcast but we’re happy to say that not only will it be back next but we’ve also decided to return to its original weekly format! We’re both looking forward to [Read more]
As the UK has a Bank Holiday weekend for May Day, Kate and Rob have been using the time to sort out their bookshelves, and they’re also looking forward to hearing the winners at the British Book Awards (or ‘Nibbles’) [Read more]
This week, Kate chats to author Ayisha Malik, author of Sofia Khan Is Not Obliged and The Other Half of Happiness, about her novels, characters, inspirations, and what she’s writing next.
This week, Rob and Kate discuss the new film adaptation of Julian Barnes’ Man Booker winning novel The Sense of an Ending, as well as talking about what they thought of the book itself.
Rob and Kate are back from their podcast break. For their first episode back, they’re updating on what they’ve been up to while they’ve been away.
This week, Rob and Kate are reviewing – pretty much spoiler-free – the first two award-contender films they’ve seen, La La Land and Manchester By The Sea. They also chat through the book post they’ve been lucky enough to receive [Read more]
Happy New Year from Rob and Kate, and welcome to 2017! Recorded on December 31 2016, we look back over the strange twelve months that made up 2016 and pick our books of the year.
Kate and special guests Simon, Gav and Darran are still on their quest to conquer Action Castle, guided by Rob (pardon me, the C64), with some bookish recommendation and occasional silliness along the way, but will they succeed? Part 2!
Rob and Kate are joined by special guests and occasional cohosts Simon, Gav and Darran for a Christmas Day adventure game, some slightly bawdy banter and, as always, some bookish chat and recommendations – part 1…
This week, we’re looking forward to the imminent festive break by planning our reading for Christmas 2016 – Rob and Kate pick (roughly) three books each to recommend.
This week, we have some of your feedback on comfort reads, and Kate and Rob head to the cinema to see Fantastic Beasts and A Monster Calls.
It’s been an ‘interesting’ week in the world so Rob and Kate pick out some of the books they turn to for their comfort reads.
Kate and Rob return with a look at the six books that comprised of this year’s Man Booker Prize 2016. What did they think of the shortlist and the eventual winner?
After a break, Kate and Rob are back to discuss anonymous works or those who write under pen names. Inspired by the publication of The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old they talk about famous examples over the years [Read more]