Kiri Pritchard-McLean & George Egg

Book Shambles Live

First episode of six recorded live at Edinburgh Fringe, in this episode Robin chats to comedian and co-host of All Killa No Filla, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and comedian and DIY chef George Egg. They chat best books about serial killers, favourite cookery books, the precarious crossover of the two and home made Russian antennas.

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Reading List

Kiri recommends:

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Conan Doyle

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The Secret of Terror Castle by Robert Arthur Jr

Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein by Harold Schiechter

The work of David Wilson

Happy Like Murderers by Gordon Brown

The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

My Friend Dahmer by Derf

Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T. Smith

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

George recommends:

The Uninvited by Clive Harold

Chocky by John Wyndham

The Tripods series of books by John Christopher

The Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen

The New Enchanted Broccoli Forest by Mollie Katzen

The work of Nigel Slater

Booze: River Cottage Handbook by John Wright

The work of Elizabeth David

The collected writings of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstal

Taste Matters by John Prescott

Cooked by Michael Pollan

Home-Made: Contemporary Russian Folk Artefacts by Vladimir Arkhipov

Robin recommends:

Dead Funny and Dead Funny Encore edited by Robin Ince and Johnny Mains

Pan Book of Horror Stories

The Encyclopaedia of Witchcraft and Demonology by Rossell Hope Robbins

The Spear by James Herbert

To the Devil a Daughter by Dennis Wheatley

Killing for Company by Brian Masters

The Saddest Sound by Deborah Delano

Felicity’s Journey by William Trevor

As If by Blake Morrison

Redeemable by Erwin James

Cooking Price-Wise by Vincent Price

The work of Colin Wilson

Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger by Nigel Slater

How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

Proust was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer

The Communist Manifesto: A Graphic Novel by Martin Rowson

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