475 episodes

A weekly show all about audiobooks recorded at the RNIB Talking Book studios.

We talk to your favourite authors and narrators, along with reviews and news about new audiobooks.

Presented and produced by Robert Kirkwood, you'll find a new episode here every Friday at 1pm plus bonus content such as longer uncut interviews and episodes of our occasional extra show, The Book Group.

Talking Books is a free service from RNIB giving access to over 40,000 fiction and non fiction books for adults and children. Find out more by searching for RNIB Library.

Get involved and join the conversation by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk or find Robert on Twitter @Talking_Books

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    • 4.2 • 6 Ratings

A weekly show all about audiobooks recorded at the RNIB Talking Book studios.

We talk to your favourite authors and narrators, along with reviews and news about new audiobooks.

Presented and produced by Robert Kirkwood, you'll find a new episode here every Friday at 1pm plus bonus content such as longer uncut interviews and episodes of our occasional extra show, The Book Group.

Talking Books is a free service from RNIB giving access to over 40,000 fiction and non fiction books for adults and children. Find out more by searching for RNIB Library.

Get involved and join the conversation by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk or find Robert on Twitter @Talking_Books

(https://twitter.com/Talking_Books) Other great podcast channels from RNIB Connect Radio

Connect (https://audioboom.com/channel/weeklyconnect) - Our main channel with news, features and articles on sight loss.

Conversations (https://audioboom.com/channel/conversations) - Blind and partially sighted people speaking about a wide range of topics.

Tech Talk (https://audioboom.com/channel/techtalkpodcast) - Technology for blind and partially sighted people.

Sport (https://audioboom.com/channel/sport) - See sport differently.

The Happy Hour (https://audioboom.com/channels/5022411) - Mental health, mindfulness, and overall wellbeing.

Tracks of My Life (https://audioboom.com/playlists/4634228-tracks-of-my-life) - Take a journey through our guest's life.

Support (https://audioboom.com/channel/rnib-support) - Other podcasts from RNIB.

TV Guide (https://audioboom.com/channel/tv-guide) - Daily audio TV listings

    Greg Mosse - The Coming Darkness & The Coming Storm

    Greg Mosse - The Coming Darkness & The Coming Storm

    Today we take a deep dive into climate fiction with Greg Mosse and his books The Coming Darkness and The Coming Storm plus we find some brand new audio books that are also available from RNIB. 

    • 57 min
    Elizabeth Acevedo, Tanya Landman, Geraldine McCaughrean and Ruta Sepetys

    Elizabeth Acevedo, Tanya Landman, Geraldine McCaughrean and Ruta Sepetys

    As we start gearing up for this year's Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing, we listen back to four previous winners with four very different books ... Elizabeth Acevedo, Tanya Landman, Geraldine McCaughrean and Ruta Sepetys.

    • 57 min
    C. J. Tudor, Michael McGee and Sarah Bernstein

    C. J. Tudor, Michael McGee and Sarah Bernstein

    In today's show we hear the Books of My Life from both Nero debut novel winner Michael Magee and Booker shortlisted Sarah Bernstein. We also chat to C.J. Tudor about the Gathering, The Drift and more, plus find new books in the RNIB library. 

    • 57 min
    Lord Jeffrey Archer & Dr Lin Berwick MBE

    Lord Jeffrey Archer & Dr Lin Berwick MBE

    We interview Lord Jeffrey Archer as he records a special introduction to his book Traitors Gate exclusively for RNIB Talking Books, plus as her book 'Nobody Does it Better than Me: The Story of Alma' is recorded for the library, Robert Kirkwood chats to Dr Lin Berwick MBE.

    • 57 min
    Leeanne O'Donnell - Sparks of Bright Matter

    Leeanne O'Donnell - Sparks of Bright Matter

    In today's show we talk to Leeanne O'Donnell about spirit and matter, love and lust, and reality and magic, all in her book Sparks of Bright Matter. We also look forward to the Boswell Book Festival with Gordon Turnbull and find new books in the RNIB Library.

    • 57 min
    Chioma Okereke - Water Baby & Percival Everett on The Trees: A Novel

    Chioma Okereke - Water Baby & Percival Everett on The Trees: A Novel

    Read On this week features Chioma Okereke with her coming of age audio book Water Baby set in the floating slum of Makoko in Lagos. We hear about The Trees: A Novel by Percival Everett and find new books entering the RNIB Library.

    • 57 min

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