A Josie and Robin Catch Up

Book Shambles

Our guest this week was meant to be Lemn Sissay but a mix up with timings meant Robin and Josie found themselves alone in the studio for 40 minutes or so. So what better way to fill the time than catch up with what they’ve been reading since they last saw each other a couple of months ago! Jean Rhys, Alistair Humphreys, Shirley Jackson, Roger Deakin and more!

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Reading List

Robin recommends:

My Name is Why by Lemn Sissay

The Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Water Shall Refuse Them by Lucie McKnight Hardy

Inheritance by Jenny Eclair

The work of Harlan Coben

Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys

Whale Nation Heathcote Williams

All These Black Days by Rebecca Horn

Possessed by Bruce Hood

Journey Through Britain by John Hillaby

The Old Weird Albion by Justin Hopper

All the Devils Are Here by David Seabrook

Wasteland by W Scott Poole

We Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Josie recommends:

The Faerie Queen by Edmund Spenser

Good Morning Midnight by Jean Rhys

The work of JD Salinger

The work of James Salter

Smile Please by Jean Rhys

Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Compassionate Mind by Paul Gilbert

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry

Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

My Midsummer Morning by Alistair Humphreys

Microadventures by Alistair Humphreys

Waterlog by Roger Deakin

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