Dan Richards

Book Shambles

Author Dan Richards’ new book Outpost is all about journeying into the wilderness and finding the edges of civilisation. But Robin and Dan got very sidetracked and didn’t talk about that. So go get a copy of Dan’s book after you’ve listened to a conversation about Wind in the Willows, miscast fictional detectives, Winnie the Pooh audiobooks and Keith Moon’s interactions with grandmothers…

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Reading List

Dan recommends:

Sombrero Fallout by Richard Brautigan

Duck, Death and The Tulip by Wolf Erlbruch

The Little Snake by AL Kennedy

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Red Thread by Charlotte Higgins

Pagan Papers by Kenneth Grahame

Mythos by Stephen Fry

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne

Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

The Crystal World by JG Ballard

The Sherlock Holmes books by Arthur Conan Doyle

No Man’s Land by Harold Pinter

The Jules Maigret books by Georges Simenon

The Unlimited Dream Company by JG Ballard


Robin recommends:

Tommy by Kit Power

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

My Name is Why by Lemn Sissay

Outpost by Dan Richards

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut

Sexplicity Yours: The Trial of Cynthia Payne by Gloria Walker and Lynn Daly 

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

The Outsider by Colin Wilson

The Occult by Colin Wilson

The work of Ray Bradbury

The work Harlan Ellison

Bee Season by Myla Goldberg

The Inspector Rebus novels by Ian Rankin

The Beechwood Airship Interviews by Dan Richards

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