Robert Forster

Season 6, Episode 20

Founder of the iconic group The Go Betweens, Robert Forster, joins Robin and Josie this week to talk about his new book Grant and I. There’s also chat of the work of Alan Bennett, Jack Kerouac and TS Elliot. And then Josie discovers Robert is a fan of The Neapolitan Novels…

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Reading List

Robert recommends:

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

James Joyce by Robert Ellmann

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot

Keeping On, Keeping On by Alan Bennett

Lee, Myself and I by Wyndham Wallace

Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore

Robin recommends:

Grant and I by Robert Forster

Some British Birds by Edwyn Collins

The Last London by Iain Sinclair

Jerusalem by Alan Moore

American Smoke by Iain Sinclair

The Smiths: All Men Have Secrets by Tom Gallagher, Mike Campbell & Murdo Gillies

Josie recommends:

The Neapolitan Novels by Elana Ferrante

Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

Don’t Read This Book If You’re Stupid by Tibor Fischer


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