23 episodes

Every month we'll be reading and discussing books that we believe push us to be inquisitive and give us a better understanding of society today.

Hosted by multimedia journalist Diyora Shadijanova (@thediyora on Twitter and Instagram), the podcast features one book every month and will be released in two-part episodes. Part one is a group discussion of the book and part two is an interview with the author of the chosen book.

Join in the conversation by sending in your thoughts, comments, and reflections to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

Follow us on our social media @broccolicontent on Twitter and Instagram and use the #BroccoliBookClub hashtag to join conversations.

Broccoli Book Club Broccoli Productions

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    • 3.4 • 38 Ratings

Every month we'll be reading and discussing books that we believe push us to be inquisitive and give us a better understanding of society today.

Hosted by multimedia journalist Diyora Shadijanova (@thediyora on Twitter and Instagram), the podcast features one book every month and will be released in two-part episodes. Part one is a group discussion of the book and part two is an interview with the author of the chosen book.

Join in the conversation by sending in your thoughts, comments, and reflections to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

Follow us on our social media @broccolicontent on Twitter and Instagram and use the #BroccoliBookClub hashtag to join conversations.

    Rachel Clarke: Breathtaking

    Rachel Clarke: Breathtaking

    Diyora Shadijanova (https://twitter.com/thediyora) speaks to the author of ‘Breathtaking: the UK's human story of Covid’ - Dr Rachel Clarke (https://twitter.com/doctor_oxford).

    They discuss why she felt the need to cover the pandemic in the early stages, how the Governments non-action has impacted the NHS, and the lasting effects the 2020 and the ongoing pandemic is having on her.

    In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Shedding The Shackles’ by Lynne Stein, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

    Don’t forget to share the podcast and join the conversation using the #BroccoliBookClub. And if you liked what you heard why not leave a review on your favourite podcast app.

    • 26 min
    Breathtaking

    Breathtaking

    Breathtaking: the UK's human story of Covid is written by Palliative Care Dr Rachel Clarke.

    Dr Clarke gives us an in-depth overview of the first four months of 2020 of the developing pandemic, where she describes the behind the scenes of NHS hospitals during that period of time. She shares how her colleagues dealt with the exponentially rising death toll, the neglect from the government and the fear many patients felt as they were taken into the intensive care unit.

    Former Junior Doctor, now Producer, Samara Linton (https://twitter.com/samara_linton) and Podcast Producer at Broccoli Productions, Jaja Muhammad (https://twitter.com/jaja__muhammad) discuss the themes behind book in depth with our host Diyora (https://twitter.com/thediyora).

    In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Shedding The Shackles’ by Lynne Stein, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

    Don’t forget to share the podcast and join the conversation using the #BroccoliBookClub. And if you liked what you heard why not leave a review on your favourite podcast app.

    • 26 min
    Educated

    Educated

    Educated is a coming of age #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, which has been translated into 45 languages. Written by the author Tara Westover about growing up in a strict Mormon survivalist home. The author takes us through her peculiar upbringing detailing the many accidents, near death experiences and non-conformist practices dictated by her family and how an unexpected educational opportunity takes her away from all that she knows.

    International development student, Adele Walton (https://twitter.com/adelewalton121) and CEO at Broccoli Productions, Renay Richardson (https://twitter.com/RenayRich) discuss the book in depth with our host Diyora (https://twitter.com/thediyora).

    In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Breathtaking’ by Rachel Clarke, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

    Don’t forget to share the podcast and join the conversation using the #BroccoliBookClub. And if you liked what you heard why not leave a review on your favourite podcast app.

    • 37 min
    James Daschuk: Clearing The Plains

    James Daschuk: Clearing The Plains

    Diyora Shadijanova (https://twitter.com/thediyora) speaks to the author of ‘Clearing The Plains’ - James Daschuk.

    They discuss how it took nearly 20 years to collate all the information for the text, the most shocking thing he felt when researching the Indigenous Canadian People and what his next book will cover.

    In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

    Don’t forget to share the podcast and join the conversation using the #BroccoliBookClub. And if you liked what you heard why not leave a review on your favourite podcast app.

    • 31 min
    Clearing The Plains

    Clearing The Plains

    Clearing The Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life authored by James Daschuk presents an intricate examination of how European traders cleared Canada’s plains opportunistically, taking advantage of famines, disease and the loss of biodiversity wiping out Indigenous populations.

    Art History Student, Eduardo Da Costa and Creative Director at Broccoli Productions, Hana Walker-Brown discuss the book in depth with our host Diyora (https://twitter.com/thediyora).

    In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com

    Don’t forget to share the podcast and join the conversation using the #BroccoliBookClub. And if you liked what you heard why not leave a review on your favourite podcast app.

    • 32 min
    Greg Cochrane: On Climate

    Greg Cochrane: On Climate

    As part two of Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ book club we wanted to delve further into why climate change is important for us to understand.
    Our host Diyora (https://twitter.com/thediyora) speaks to the host of the ‘Sounds Like A Plan’ podcast, Greg Cochrane (https://twitter.com/GregCochrane).

    They discuss how for Greg music and climate naturally became a key way to highlight issues, he shares which music artists had helped him understand his journey to take climate change more seriously and the resources he believes will help us to understand better.

    In next month’s book club we’ll be discussing Clearing the Plains by Jamaes Daschuk, so get reading now and send in your thoughts and comments via voice-note to voicenotes@broccolicontent.com
    Don’t forget to share the podcast and join the conversation using the #BroccoliBookClub. And if you liked what you heard why not leave a review on your favourite podcast app.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

3.4 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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