Owen Jones

Season 1, Episode 4

 

Political books are the starting point for this week as Josie and Robin are joined by author and political activist Owen Jones to talk of everything from Naomi Kline, Ronnie Barker, Howard Zinn and the poetry of Louise Mensch.

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Reading List

Owen recommends:

Chavs: The Demonisation of the Working Class – Owen Jones

The Hobbit – J.R. Tolkien

The work of Orson Scott Card

The Alchymist’s Cat – Robin Jarvis

The Deptford Mice – Robin Jarvis

The Dark is Rising Sequence – Susan Cooper

The Complete Short Stories – Roald Dahl

This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs The Climate Naomi Klein

The work of John Pilger

Antar and the Eagles – William Mayne

The Lines of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst

Robin recommends:

Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert A. Heinlein

The 96 books of Bertrand Russell

Renegade – Mark E. Smith

Pan Book of Horror Stories

The Rutland Dirty Weekend Book – Eric Idle

Gullible’s Travels – Billy Connolly

Sauce – Ronnie Barker

The Literary Companion to Sex – Fiona Pitt-Kiethley

Children of the Matrix – David Icke

The Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire – Arundhati Roy

Flat Earth News – Nick Davies

Passionate Declarations – Howard Zinn

A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn

Josie recommends:

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase – Joan Aiken

The Point Horror books

The Goosebumps series

The poems of Louise Mensch

The novels of Anne Widdecombe

The Shock Doctrine – Naomi Klein

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – David Shafer

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