Rupert Thomson

Book Shambles

Rupert Thomson is the author of thirteen highly acclaimed novels and an award winning memoir. He has spent timing living all around the world and his latest novel, Barcelona Dreaming, comes from the six years he spent living in the Spanish city. He talks to Robin and Josie about the book, the city and what it’s like finding out one of your novels was on David Bowie’s 100 Greatest Books of All Time List.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Barcelona Dreaming by Rupert Thomson

The Insult by Rupert Thomson

Roadside Picnic by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky

Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room by Geoff Dyer

Satantango by László Krasznahorkai

Air and Fire by Rupert Thomson

The work of Henry Miller

High Rise by JJ Ballard

The Habit of Being by Flannery O’Connor

The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor

The work of Jean Rhys

This Party’s Got to Stop by Rupert Thomson

Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden

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