37 episodes

Join comedians and authors Sara Pascoe and Cariad Lloyd in their Weirdos Book Club - a space for the lonely outsider to feel accepted and appreciated.
 
Assisted by their comedian and writer friends, each week they’ll discuss a book that is special, stimulating and y’know – weird. Welcome to your new book club! 
 
Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
 
 
Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.
Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Twitter @weirdosbookclub and Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub
 
Produced by Plosive.  
Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

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Sara & Cariad's Weirdos Book Club Plosive

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    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

Join comedians and authors Sara Pascoe and Cariad Lloyd in their Weirdos Book Club - a space for the lonely outsider to feel accepted and appreciated.
 
Assisted by their comedian and writer friends, each week they’ll discuss a book that is special, stimulating and y’know – weird. Welcome to your new book club! 
 
Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
 
 
Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.
Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Twitter @weirdosbookclub and Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub
 
Produced by Plosive.  
Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    My Favourite Mistake by Marian Keyes

    My Favourite Mistake by Marian Keyes

    This week's book guest is My Favourite Mistake by Marian Keyes.
    Sara and Cariad are joined by the phenomenal, internationally bestselling author Marian Keyes herself to discuss female friendships, silence, perfect men and carbs!
     
    Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
    My Favourite Mistake by Marian Keyes is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.
    You can find Marian on Instagram: @marian_keyes and Twitter: @mariankeyes
    Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.
    Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
    Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub
     
    Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 45 min
    A Man's Place by Annie Ernaux

    A Man's Place by Annie Ernaux

    This week's book guest is A Man's Place by Annie Ernaux.
    Sara and Cariad discuss fathers, French class, adolescence, farms and more!
     
    Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
    A Man's Place by Annie Ernaux is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.
    Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.
    Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
    Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub
     
    Recorded bt Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

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    • 37 min
    The Kellerby Code by Jonny Sweet

    The Kellerby Code by Jonny Sweet

    This week's book guest is The Kellerby Code by Jonny Sweet.
    Sara and Cariad are joined by the award-winning writer and actor Jonny Sweet himself to discuss murder, class, acknowledgements, P.G. Wodehouse and Boris Johnson!
     
    Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
    The Kellerby Code by Jonny Sweet is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.
    Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.
    Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
    Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub
     
    Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 39 min
    Send Nudes by Saba Sams with Olga Koch

    Send Nudes by Saba Sams with Olga Koch

    This week's book guest is Send Nudes by Saba Sams.
    Sara and Cariad are joined by award-winning comedian Olga Koch to discuss dads, teenage girls, snakebite, the intranet, menstruation and more!
     
    Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
    Trigger warning: In this episode we mention paedophilia.
    Send Nudes by Saba Sams is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.
    You can find Olga on Instagram: @kolga300 and Twitter: @rocknrolga
    You can get tickets to Olga's tour show Prawn Cocktail here
    Listen to Olga's podcast Family Jewels here
    Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.
    Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
    Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub
     
    Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 45 min
    Briefly, A Delicious Life by Nell Stevens

    Briefly, A Delicious Life by Nell Stevens

    This week's book guest is Briefly, A Delicious Life by Nell Stevens.
    In this episode Sara and Cariad discuss creative geniuses, parenting, France, big trousers, travel and beef curtains.
     
    Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
    Trigger warning: In this episode we brielfly discuss eating disorders and baby loss.
     
    Briefly, A Delicious Life by Nell Stevens is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.
    Tickets for our live shows on 9 April are available to buy here.
    Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.
    Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
    Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub
     
    Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 37 min
    Chapters by Tim Key (Live from the British Library)

    Chapters by Tim Key (Live from the British Library)

    This week's book guest is Chapters by Tim Key.
    In a special live recording of the podcast from the British Library, Sara and Cariad are joined by comedian and poet Tim Key to discuss Fat Face, Trains, Pret A Manger, Sylvia Plath, John Kearns and more!
    Chapters is published by "Utter" & Press and is available to buy now. The audiobook is also available to listen to here.
    You can find Tim Key on Instagram: @timkeypoet
     
    Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!
    Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.
    Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.
    Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub
     
    Recorded live as part of the Chortle Book Festival at the British Library by Aniya Das and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.
    Artwork by Welcome Studio. 

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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