Lucie Green

Book Shambles live at the Royal Albert Hall

The final episode we recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, Robin and guest co-host Sarah Kendall are joined by solar physicist and author Professor Lucie Green. Recorded right after Alan Moore’s episode from last week, Lucie fact checks Alan’s graphic novels and then chats about building satellites in sheds, Judge Dredd regrets, space based poetry, speed reading Tina Fey and her own book about the sun.

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Reading List

Lucie recommends:

The Judge Dredd comics

The Astronomy Now magazine

Sunspots by Simon Barraclough

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun by Lucie Green

Robin recommends:

The 2000 AD stories by Alan Moore

Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins

The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein

Journey Through Britain by John Hillaby

The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane

Watling Street by John Higgs

Dark Matter: Poems of Space by Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Maurice Riordan

What Do You Care What Other People Think by Richard Feynman

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

How the Universe Got Its Spots by Janna Levin

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

Origin Story by David Christian

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