Festival Shambles #1

Latitude 2017

In the first of our many upcoming specials recorded at the 2017 Latitude Festival 2017, Robin Ince chats with a variety of guests about all sorts of bookish delights. Guests on this first special are Jo Neary, Geoff Dyer, Katy Brand, John Luke Roberts and Joanna Cannon.

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Reading List

Robin recommends:

White Sands by Geoff Dyer

Ways of Telling: The work of John Berger by Geoff Dyer

Zona by Geoff Dyer

The Monkey’s Mask by Dorothy Porter

Brenda Monk is Funny by Katy Brand

Geoffrey the Tube Train and the Fat Comedian by Alexei Style and Oscar Zarate

Usborne Guide to the Supernatural World by Eric Maple and Iain Ashman

Camp Concentration by Tomas M. Disch

Jean-Marie Poumeyrol: Out of Nowhere edited by Bernard Letu

The Fool on the Hill by Max Wall

Watchmen by Alan Moore

The Trouble With Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

Psychiatric Tales by Daryl Cunningham

Jo Neary recommends:

The work of Tillie Olsen

The books from Persephone

The Victorian Chaise-longue by Marghanita Laski

The Haunted Moustache by David Bramwell

The work of Peggy Angus

Geoff Dyer recommends:

Ways of Seeing by Jon Berger

Turner and the Barber’s Shop by John Berger

Katy Brand recommends:

Brenda Monk is Famous by Katy Brand

The Nathan Zuckerman series by Philip Roth

First Guide to the Universe by Lynn Myrin and Jane Chisholm

John Luke Roberts recommends:

The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama

The work of Shelley

Joanna Cannon recommends:

The work of Oliver Sacks

Awareness by Anthony De Mello

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer

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