A.L. Kennedy

Season 2, Episode 3


Award winning writer and comic A.L. Kennedy joins Robin and Josie this week to talk about her own work plus that of Robert Louis Stevenson, Philip Ridley and secret books of magic… Please note that this episode contains a discussion about suicide.



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Reading List

A.L. recommends:

Travels with a Donkey by Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson

ABC of Men’s Fashion by Amies Hardy

Absolute Magic by Derren Brown

The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Black Country by Liz Berry

Fires by Raymond Carver

Empty Space by Peter Brook

Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin by Raphael Lemkin

Robin recommends:

On Bullfighting by A.L. Kennedy

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes

England, Half English: The Life and Times of Colin MacInnes by Colin MacInnes

The Paperclip Conspiracy: The Hunt for the Nazi Scientists by Tom Bower

Flamingoes in Orbit by Philip Ridley

In the Eyes of Mr. Fury by Philip Ridley

Josie recommends:

The work of Raymond Carver

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