16 episodes

The Queen’s Reading Room podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. Who does Sir Ian Rankin read when he is low? Where does David Baddiel stash his fiction and which masterpiece has Ann Patchett given up on again and again? This brand new series delves into the homes and hearts of the authors that we love the most.
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The Queen’s Reading Room podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. Who does Sir Ian Rankin read when he is low? Where does David Baddiel stash his fiction and which masterpiece has Ann Patchett given up on again and again? This brand new series delves into the homes and hearts of the authors that we love the most.
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    Episode Six: Santa Montefiore

    Episode Six: Santa Montefiore

    Welcome to episode six, Season 2 of The Queen's Reading Room Podcast. 
    This week's episode features the illustrious novelist Santa Montefiore, who has captured hearts and minds globally since publishing her debut novel Meet Me Under the Ombu Tree back in 2001. In this special episode, Santa invites The Queen's Reading Room inside her very own personal reading room where she reveals some of her all-time favourite reads.
    The Queen's Reading Room Podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. 
    Discover the joy of reading with The Queens Reading Room podcast, available weekly on all podcast platforms.

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    • 19 min
    Episode Five: Sir Ben Okri

    Episode Five: Sir Ben Okri

    Welcome to episode five, Season 2 of The Queen's Reading Room Podcast. This week's episode features none other than poet, novelist, short story writer, playwright and essayist, the brilliant Sir Ben Okri - fresh off his appearance at The Queen's Reading Room Festival which took place on June 8th at Hampton Court Palace.
    What, and who inspires Sir Ben? Prepare to be enlightened as Sir Ben invites the listeners inside his very own reading room, where he reveals his most treasured literary influences.
    The Queen's Reading Room Podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. 
    Discover the joy of reading with The Queens Reading Room podcast, available weekly on all podcast platforms.


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    • 17 min
    Episode four: Peter James

    Episode four: Peter James

    A very warm welcome to this week's episode of The Queen's Reading Room Podcast!
    This week, we catch up with friend of The Queen's Reading Room, best selling author & creator of the Roy Grace series, the brilliant Peter James. In this very special episode, Peter invites us into his own personal reading room where he recalls the literature which has shaped his life from childhood.
    The Queen's Reading Room Podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. 
    Discover the joy of reading with The Queens Reading Room podcast, available weekly on all podcast platforms.

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    • 17 min
    Episode three: Kate Mosse

    Episode three: Kate Mosse

    A very warm welcome back to The Queen's Reading Room Podcast! In this episode, we meet the brilliant Kate Moss, celebrated historical novelist, founder of the Women's Prize and friend of The Queen's Reading Room, to hear all about the books she simply couldn't live without.
    The Queen's Reading Room Podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. 
    Discover the joy of reading with The Queens Reading Room podcast, available weekly on all podcast platforms.


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    • 21 min
    Episode two: Mel Giedroyc

    Episode two: Mel Giedroyc

    A very warm welcome back to episode 2, season 2 of The Queen's Reading Room Podcast! In this episode, we meet much loved actor, comedian, television presenter and author Mel Giedroyc. Join us, as we step into Mel's very own reading room to learn all about the books which have inspired her throughout her career.

    The Queen's Reading Room Podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. 
    Discover the joy of reading with The Queens Reading Room podcast, available weekly on all podcast platforms.



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    • 19 min
    Episode One: Neil Gaiman

    Episode One: Neil Gaiman

    A very warm welcome back to season 2 of The Queen's Reading Room Podcast!
    In this episode, we meet Neil Gaiman: author of fiction and non-fiction, comic books, films, television, poetry and songs. Over the course of his career his stories, full of bewitching characters and endlessly riveting twists and turns, have reached audiences of all ages, turning many young readers into lifelong book lovers.
    Neil recently invited The Queen's Reading Room into his very own reading room, to tell us all about the books which inspire him to write and the ones which he turns to over and over again....

    The Queen's Reading Room Podcast is a place for book lovers - and those who wish they loved literature a little more - to be inspired by the bookish confessions of global literary heroes. Authors from all over the world have shared their own literary treasures with us; revealing their favourite writers, most treasured books and earliest reading memories. 
    Discover the joy of reading with The Queens Reading Room podcast, available weekly on all podcast platforms.



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    • 17 min

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