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Simon Mayo's Books Of The Year

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Simon Mayo's Books Of The Year

Simon Mayo's Books Of The Year

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79
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Simon Mayo and Matt Williams invite the world's finest authors in for a chat. Plus the best unpublished work and your reviews.

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Sabine Durrant (Finders, Keepers)

Hoarding, how to write endings, ice cream vans - and Matt's desire to kill See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MIN5 d ago
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Sabine Durrant (Finders, Keepers)

Q&A with Robert Webb (Come Again)

The best selling author and Peep Show star tells us about his favourite books and authors, which include Huckleberry Finn, Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Clive James and Mr Uppity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MIN1 w ago
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Q&A with Robert Webb (Come Again)

Robert Webb (Come Again)

The No 1 best selling author of How Not To Be A Boy releases his debut novel Come Again - where his heroin finds herself back in 1992, trying to save the life of her future partner. "It's mean to be funny" R Webb 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36 MIN2 w ago
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Robert Webb (Come Again)

Q&A with Anthony Horowitz OBE

The best selling author chats about his favourite books and authors - including Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, Ian Fleming, Ben MacIntyre and Ian Rankin See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

14 MINAPR 23
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Q&A with Anthony Horowitz OBE

Anthony Horowitz OBE (Alex Rider)

Anthony Horowitz has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy seriesAlex Rider, estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. Anthony is also an acclaimed writer for adults and was commissioned by the Conan Doyle Estate to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels, and more recently he was commissioned by the Ian Fleming Estate to write new James Bond novels. Simon Mayo is a greedy guts jelly baby guzzler See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MINAPR 18
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Anthony Horowitz OBE (Alex Rider)

Your Questions

EMayo/Williams. Our version of Frost/Nixon. With the help of your questions (if you were one of them who sent them in). NB Simon has a nice microphone. Matt has a tin can and some string. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 MINAPR 3
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Your Questions

Q&A with Ariana Neumann

The author of When Time Stopped talks us through some of her favourite books, authors and poets - including WH Auden, Enid Blyton, Dani Shapiro and Joyce Carol Oates See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINMAR 16
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Q&A with Ariana Neumann

Ariana Neumann (When Time Stopped)

When Time Stopped -A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains Ariana meticulously uncovers the astonishing truth of her father’s extraordinary escape from Nazi-occupied Prague and seemingly inevitable deportation to the camps. Her painstaking investigation leads her across continents and reveals his astonishing and courageous choice to assume a fake identity and live out the war undercover, spying for the allies in Berlin itself—at the heart of the Nazi empire, deep in the ‘darkest shadow’. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 MINMAR 10
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Ariana Neumann (When Time Stopped)

Q&A with Mark Billingham

One of Britain's finest crime writers tells us about his favourite books and authors - which include Elvis Costello, Leon Garfield and Charlie Brooker See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINFEB 8
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Q&A with Mark Billingham

Mark Billingham (Their Little Secret)

Mark Billingham is one of the UK's most acclaimed and popular crime writers - selling over 5 million copies. A former actor, television writer and stand-up comedian, his series of novels featuring D.I. Tom Thorne has twice won him the Crime Novel Of The Year Award as well as the Sherlock Award for Best British Detective and been nominated for seven CWA Daggers. His standalone thriller IN THE DARK was chosen as one of the twelve best books of the year by the Times and his debut novel, SLEEPYHEAD was chosen by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 books that had shaped the decade. Each of his novels has been a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. Mark is also a member of Fun Lovin' Crime Writers. Performing alongside Val McDermid, Chris Brookmyre, Stuart Neville, Doug Johnstone and Luca Veste, this band of frustrated rockers murders songs for fun at literary festivals worldwide Mark's latest novel is Their Little Secret See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41 MINFEB 8
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Mark Billingham (Their Little Secret)

Latest Episodes

Sabine Durrant (Finders, Keepers)

Hoarding, how to write endings, ice cream vans - and Matt's desire to kill See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Sabine Durrant (Finders, Keepers)

Q&A with Robert Webb (Come Again)

The best selling author and Peep Show star tells us about his favourite books and authors, which include Huckleberry Finn, Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Clive James and Mr Uppity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Q&A with Robert Webb (Come Again)

Robert Webb (Come Again)

The No 1 best selling author of How Not To Be A Boy releases his debut novel Come Again - where his heroin finds herself back in 1992, trying to save the life of her future partner. "It's mean to be funny" R Webb 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Robert Webb (Come Again)

Q&A with Anthony Horowitz OBE

The best selling author chats about his favourite books and authors - including Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, Ian Fleming, Ben MacIntyre and Ian Rankin See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

14 MINAPR 23
Comments
Q&A with Anthony Horowitz OBE

Anthony Horowitz OBE (Alex Rider)

Anthony Horowitz has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy seriesAlex Rider, estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. Anthony is also an acclaimed writer for adults and was commissioned by the Conan Doyle Estate to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels, and more recently he was commissioned by the Ian Fleming Estate to write new James Bond novels. Simon Mayo is a greedy guts jelly baby guzzler See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 MINAPR 18
Comments
Anthony Horowitz OBE (Alex Rider)

Your Questions

EMayo/Williams. Our version of Frost/Nixon. With the help of your questions (if you were one of them who sent them in). NB Simon has a nice microphone. Matt has a tin can and some string. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58 MINAPR 3
Comments
Your Questions

Q&A with Ariana Neumann

The author of When Time Stopped talks us through some of her favourite books, authors and poets - including WH Auden, Enid Blyton, Dani Shapiro and Joyce Carol Oates See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINMAR 16
Comments
Q&A with Ariana Neumann

Ariana Neumann (When Time Stopped)

When Time Stopped -A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains Ariana meticulously uncovers the astonishing truth of her father’s extraordinary escape from Nazi-occupied Prague and seemingly inevitable deportation to the camps. Her painstaking investigation leads her across continents and reveals his astonishing and courageous choice to assume a fake identity and live out the war undercover, spying for the allies in Berlin itself—at the heart of the Nazi empire, deep in the ‘darkest shadow’. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 MINMAR 10
Comments
Ariana Neumann (When Time Stopped)

Q&A with Mark Billingham

One of Britain's finest crime writers tells us about his favourite books and authors - which include Elvis Costello, Leon Garfield and Charlie Brooker See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 MINFEB 8
Comments
Q&A with Mark Billingham

Mark Billingham (Their Little Secret)

Mark Billingham is one of the UK's most acclaimed and popular crime writers - selling over 5 million copies. A former actor, television writer and stand-up comedian, his series of novels featuring D.I. Tom Thorne has twice won him the Crime Novel Of The Year Award as well as the Sherlock Award for Best British Detective and been nominated for seven CWA Daggers. His standalone thriller IN THE DARK was chosen as one of the twelve best books of the year by the Times and his debut novel, SLEEPYHEAD was chosen by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 books that had shaped the decade. Each of his novels has been a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. Mark is also a member of Fun Lovin' Crime Writers. Performing alongside Val McDermid, Chris Brookmyre, Stuart Neville, Doug Johnstone and Luca Veste, this band of frustrated rockers murders songs for fun at literary festivals worldwide Mark's latest novel is Their Little Secret See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41 MINFEB 8
Comments
Mark Billingham (Their Little Secret)
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