Jim Bob

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Author JB Morrison, who you might know better as Jim Bob, frontman of Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, joins Robin and Josie in the studio this week. They talk about moving from songwriter to novel writer and his new memoir In the Shadow of My Former Self which is out very soon. Plus there’s chat of Cormac McCarthy, Jean Rhys and Status Quo. Because of course there is.

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Reading List

Jim recommends:

Goodnight Jim Bob: On the Road with Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine by Jim Bob

The Wonder Stuff Diaries by Miles Hunt

Life by Keith Richards

XS All Areas: The Status Quo Autobiography by Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt

Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart

The work of David Sedaris

The work of Willy Vlautin

Don’t Skip Out on Me by Willy Vlautin

The work of Cormac McCarthy

Robin recommends:

Storage Stories by Jim Bob

Jim Bob From Carter: In the Shadow of My Former Self by Jim Bob

The Big Wheel by Bruce Thomas

My Tune by Simon Bates

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

Never Mind by Edward St Aubyn

Bad News by Edward St Aubyn

Josie recommends:

If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

Motel Life by Willy Vlautin

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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