Kate and Rob discuss the news that the publisher Quercus is up for sale, rewriting Beowulf for Twitter and much more.
Kate and Rob discuss some new books, young adult film adaptations and where to begin with graphic novels.
Kate and Rob talk about where they find out about new titles, including podcasts and blogs, and whether books are suited to discussing on TV.
Kate and Rob discuss some new arrivals on their bookshelves, including some new YA titles and Swedish thrillers, before discussing the acclaimed HHhH by Laurent Binet.
This week Kate and Rob discuss the The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and the latest film adaptation by Baz Luhrmann.
This week Rob and Kate discuss where they find out about new books, do ‘blurbs’ work and also a number of new books!
This week Rob and Kate discuss non-fiction and the books they are currently reading.
In another of our book club reads in association with Bookplate Books, we discuss The Secret History and also give a brief introduction to Donna Tartt.
Rob and Kate discuss when to give up on reading a book and also the oddest book titles.
Rob and Kate discuss book covers, including the recent controversy over The Bell Jar, and what they now mean in an electronic world.
In another of our book club reads in association with Bookplate Books, we discuss Wolf Hall and also give a brief introduction to Hilary Mantel.
We take a look at some of the Oscar contending movies that we’ve seen of late and also what books we are looking forward to reading next.
We go on a cultural tour of Barcelona, featuring Carlos Ruiz Zafon, George Orwell and Antoni Gaudi.
In our first podcast of 2013, Rob and Kate discuss The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.
As an early Christmas present to you, grab a pen and paper as it’s time for our first ever quiz! We’re joined by some special guests for some very merry fun and games.