Prolific readers Alice Slater and Bethany Rutter take a literary theme, from ghost stories to crime to fat women, and chat about it for the next 40 minutes.
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The Lads Sort Your Christmas Presents
Alice and Bethany give you a hand with your Christmas shopping and reading plans by taking you through the WPAYO gift guide.
The lads go deep on Waterstones Book of the Year
Alice talks us through the shortlist of Waterstones' Book of the Year and puts her tin foil hat on to develop some conspiracy theories. Bethany airs her grievances against a previous year's winner.
Alice and Bethany rise like a phoenix from the ashes of lockdown and regroup for their first episode in.... many months.
Memoir in the Dream House
Alice and Bethany discuss non-fiction works by two queer writers that each take different formal approaches to the idea of 'memoir'. And keep listening at the end of the episode for Alice's chat with Michelle Tea- a delight.
Stories from Northern Ireland
Alice and Bethany discuss two short story collections by female authors from Northern Ireland - Multitudes by Lucy Caldwell and Sweet Home by Wendy Erskine.
Joined once again by Jordan Taylor-Jones, Alice and Bethany go through their anticipated books of the year - some of which they've already read...
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Brilliant podcast! Great analysis & positivity
Fantastic hosts, Alice & Bethany, give their honest & funny take on a huge breadth of books. I only discovered this yesterday & have ordered 20+ novels. Got great authors on my radar & love the discussion of things I’ve enjoyed.
best of the best
Happy new year to you both and a big thank you for your wonderful podcast that has kept me company for the last year. I so look forward to every episode and often read off your recommendations
Wishing you all the best for 2020!
Favourite literary podcast
Look forward to it every week!