Ben Machell & Maaza Mengiste

Book Shambles

It’s a double header this week! First up Robin and Josie chat with journalist Ben Machell about his book, The Unusual Suspect: The Rise and Fall of a Modern-Day Outlaw and then in the second part Robin chats to Booker Prize shortlisted author of The Shadow King, Maaza Mengiste.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste

The Unusual Suspect: The Rise and Fall of a Modern-Day Outlaw by Ben Machell

The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, Volume 1 by Anders Fager

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography by Tom Moore

Lighthouse by Tony Parker

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo

The work of Edith Wharton

The work of James Baldwin

The Monkey’s Mask by Dorothy Porter

Antigone by Sophocles

My Name is Why by Lemn Sissay

In Memory of Memory by Maria Stepanova

Thin Places by Kerri ni Dochartaigh

Lowborn by Kerry Hudson

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