In the podcast this week we’re speaking to author, Tom Templeton.
Tom originally worked as a journalist for the Observer newspaper before retaining as a doctor when he was 30. These days he works as a GP in Oxford.
Tom’s book, 34 patients is published on 27th May. The book describes 34 of the patients that Tom has encountered during his medical career, ranging from a baby to a 103 year old woman. Beautifully written, the book is a moving portrait of humanity which asks the reader to treat everyone with compassion.
Series 2, Episode 17
In the podcast this week, we’re speaking to best-selling author, Christy Lefteri.
Christy’s first book, A Watermelon, a Fish and a Bible, was published in 2010. Her second novel, the Beekeeper of Aleppo came out in 2019 and won the 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize. It is still high in the bestseller lists two years after publication.
Christy’s latest book, Songbirds, is out in July this year.
Series 2, Episode 16
In the podcast this week, we’re speaking to award winning author & journalist, Henry Porter.
Henry has written nine novels, including a children’s book. His latest book, The Old Enemy, is the third part of a quartet of thrillers and was published in April this year.
Series 2, Episode 15
In the podcast this week, we’re speaking to award-winning Novelist, screenwriter, critic and short story writer, William Boyd.
William’s first novel was published in 1981 and he has since gone on to publish a further 16 novels and countless short story collections, together with works of non-fiction, plays. A former television critic, he has also worked extensively as a screenwriter for both film and television.
William’s latest book, Trio, was published in October 2020 and will be out in paperback later this year
Series 2, Episode 14
In the podcast this week, we’re speaking to author, Abbie Greaves
Abbie’s debut novel, The Silent Treatment was published in April 2020, and came out in paperback in October. The book, where the two main protagonists are a couple that haven’t said a word to each other for six months is, quite simply, brilliant.
Abbie’s new book, The Ends of the Earth was published on 29th April.
Series 2, Episode 13
This week, we’re speaking to Sunday Times bestselling author, Ruth Hogan.
Ruth’s first novel, The Keeper of Lost Things was published in 2017. She then went on to publish two more books, The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes and Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel, and her latest book, Madame Burova, was published on 1st April this year.
Series 2, Episode 12
This week we’re talking to children’s author LD Lapinski, whose debut children’s book, the Strangeworlds Travel Agency was published in April last year.
The second book in the series, The Strangeworlds Travel Agency: The Edge of the Ocean is out on 15th April.
Series 2, Episode 11.
This episode will be available from Thursday 15th April.
Andrew Hunter Murray
In the third episode of Season Two of Mostly Books Meets, we speak to writer and comedian, Andrew Hunter Murray.
Andrew is one of the QI elves who work behind the scenes for the BBC show, QI. His debut novel, The Last Day, is out in paperback on 18th February.
Series 2, Episode 3.