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The best books to read for summer 2021 Stories of our times

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From Nobel-winning greats and pacey thrillers to memoirs and historical novels, Times Radio's Stig Abell returns to the podcast for our guide to the best reads for the beach.
This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe before June 29th and save 50% on your first 6 months at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
Books recommended in this episode:
Non-fiction:
1) The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories of Mystery Illness by Suzanne O'Sullivan (hardback / audiobook)
2) One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time by Craig Brown (hardback / paperback / audiobook)
3) Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West by Catherine Belton (hardback / paperback / audiobook)
Fiction:
1) Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (hardback / audiobook)
2) Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason (hardback / audiobook)
3) The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz (hardback)
Guests: 
-Robbie Millen, literary editor of The Times.
-Andrew Holgate, literary editor of The Sunday Times.
Host: Stig Abell. 
Clips: Baillie Gifford podcast; Suzanne O'Sullivan reading her own book on Audible; Meg Mason reading her own book at a Book People virtual event; Klara and the Sun from Faber on SoundCloud.

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From Nobel-winning greats and pacey thrillers to memoirs and historical novels, Times Radio's Stig Abell returns to the podcast for our guide to the best reads for the beach.
This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe before June 29th and save 50% on your first 6 months at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
Books recommended in this episode:
Non-fiction:
1) The Sleeping Beauties And Other Stories of Mystery Illness by Suzanne O'Sullivan (hardback / audiobook)
2) One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time by Craig Brown (hardback / paperback / audiobook)
3) Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West by Catherine Belton (hardback / paperback / audiobook)
Fiction:
1) Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (hardback / audiobook)
2) Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason (hardback / audiobook)
3) The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz (hardback)
Guests: 
-Robbie Millen, literary editor of The Times.
-Andrew Holgate, literary editor of The Sunday Times.
Host: Stig Abell. 
Clips: Baillie Gifford podcast; Suzanne O'Sullivan reading her own book on Audible; Meg Mason reading her own book at a Book People virtual event; Klara and the Sun from Faber on SoundCloud.

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

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