Tom Ballard

Season 6, Episode 9

Another episode we recorded out in Australia, Robin and Josie are joined by award winning comedian Tom Ballard who brought along a little bag of some of his favourite books to discuss. Terry Pratchett, Simon Rich, Owen Jones, JK Rowling and more are all on the menu.

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Reading List

Tom recommends:

Eating Animals by Jonathon Safran Foer

Everything is Illuminated by Jonathon Safran Foer

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathon Safran Foer

The Establishment by Owen Jones

The World of Simon Rich by Simon Rich

Spoiled Brats by Simon Rich  

The work of David Sedaris

The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

Play Little Victims by Kenneth Cook

Robin recommends:

Mr Norris Changes Trains by Christopher Isherwood

Encounter magazine founded by Stephen Spender and Irving Kristol

The Atrocity Exhibition by JG Ballard

Total Art by Adrian Hendri

Wake In Fright by Kenneth Cook

Dirt Music by Tim Winton

Josie recommends:

The work of Kurt Vonnegut

I Hate the Internet by Jarret Kobek

Sell Out by Simon Rich

Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

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