October 28, 2021

Literature Journal

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List of books featured on Book of the Week

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Different Every Time: The Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt – Marcus O’Dair
Reaching down the Rabbit Hole – Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell
Epilogue: A Memoir – Will Boast
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible – Peter Pomerantsev
Young Eliot – Robert Crawford
Leaving before the Rains Come – Alexandra Fuller
Shop Girl – Mary Portas
Girl in the Dark – Anna Lyndsey
Birth of a Theorem – Cedric Villani
The Utopia Experiment – Dylan Evans
Boundless – Kathleen Winter
Landmarks – Robert Macfarlane
The Story of Alice – Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
The Shepherd’s Life – James Rebanks
Skyfaring – A Journey with a Pilot – Mark Vanhoenacker
Words Without Music – Philip Glass
Year of the Fat Knight – Antony Sher
The Weather Experiment – Peter Moore
Gold Fever – Steve Boggan
Channel Shore – Tom Fort
Ghettoside – Jill Leovy
Adventures in Human Being – Gavin Francis
Walking Away – Simon Armitage
Keeping an Eye Open – Julian Barnes
Queen of the Desert – Georgina Howell
All Day Long: A Portrait of Britain at Work – Joanna Biggs
Sixty Degrees North – Malachy Tallack
On the Move – Oliver Sacks
Long Time No See – Hannah Lowe
Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells – Dr Helen Scales
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley – Charlotte Gordon
A Mountain of Crumbs – Elena Gorokhova
Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads – Paul Theroux, read by Henry Goodman
Maggie Smith: A Biography – Michael Coveney, read by Bill Nighy
Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio – Misha Glenny read by author
The White Road – Edmund de Waal read by Julian Rhind-Tutt
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume Two: Everything She Wants – Charles Moore (journalist) read by Nicholas Farrell
1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear – James Shapiro, read by Ian McDiarmid
John le Carré: The Biography – Adam Sisman, read by Stephen Boxer
Charlotte Bronte: A Life by Claire Harman, read by Hattie Morahan
Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies: The Life of Gore Vidal by Jay Parini, read by Toby Jones
Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello, read by the author
Living On Paper: Letters from Iris Murdoch 193-1995 edited by Avril Horner and Anne Rowe, read by Imogen Stubbs and Nigel Anthony
Railways – Nation, Network and People by Simon Bradley, read by Stephen Tompkinson
Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter by Diana Athill, read by Stephanie Cole
My History by Antonia Fraser
The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees by Robert Penn
The House by the Lake: A Story of Germany by Thomas Harding
Young Orson by Patrick McGilligan, read by Jack Klaff
The Vanishing Man by Laura Cumming, read by Siobhan Redmond
The Outrun by Amy Liptrot, read by Tracy Wiles
Summer Before the Dark by Volker Weidermann
Stop the Clocks by Joan Bakewell
City of Thorns by Ben Rawlence
Benjamin Franklin in London by George Goodwin
The Other Paris by Luc Sante, read by Simon Russell Beale
The Real Henry James by Henry Goodman, read by Olivia Williams
Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid Book VI by Seamus Heaney, read by Ian McKellen
Quicksand by Henning Mankell, read by Tim Pigott-Smith
But you did not come back by Marceline Loridan-Ivens
The Onlooker by Irene Nemirovsky, read by David Suchet
This Orient Isle by Jerry Brotton, read by Derek Jacobi
Beethoven for a Later Age by Edward Dusinberre, read by Tim McMullan
At the Existentialist Cafe by Sarah Bakewell, read by Sasha Behar
A House Full of Daughters by Juliet Nicolson, read by Juliet Stevenson
The Running Hare by John Lewis-Stempel, read by Bernard Hill
Fingers in the Sparkle Jar by Chris Packham, ready by the author and Rachel Atkins
Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea by Tracy Ann Oberman, read by Tracy Ann Oberman
In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room by Aarathi Prasad, read by Sudha Bhuchar
Love from Boy – Roald Dahl’s Letters to His Mother by Roald Dahl, read by Rory Kinnear and Donald Sturrock
Only in Naples by Katherine Wilson, read by Fenella Woolgar
Negroland by Margo Jefferson, read by the author
The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee, read by Raj Ghatak