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Book Who's Talking

May 9, 2021

Hullo, Bookworms!

For this Very Special Episode™, we read Beth O'Leary's chart-topping novel 'The Flat Share', a delicious and uplifting romantic comedy about friendship, love and the depressing realities of London real-estate.

We are desperate to know if you would have gone to Sniff City.

And the reason this episode...

Mar 14, 2021

Awrite, Bookworms?

This month we read Shuggie Bain, the debut novel by Scottish-American writer Douglas Stuart. It tells the story of the youngest of the three children, Shuggie, growing up with his alcoholic mother, Agnes, in the 1980s, in Thatcher-era post-industrial working-class Glasgow.

We won't lie, this wiz’nae...

Feb 1, 2021

It's our first book for 2021, and we're kicking off with a graceful and poetic bang, by reading All Our Shimmering Skies, the second novel by Australian author Trent Dalton.

Set in Darwin during World War II, the book follows Molly Hook, a gravedigger girl who is desperate to break a family curse that is slowly turning...

Dec 25, 2020

Happy Holidays, Bookworms!

We're celebrating with our annual Christmas book, and this year Ben suggested we read The Hogfather, a Christmas adjacent Discworld novel by absolute legend Terry Pratchett.

So light a candle, grab some pudding, and pop on your thematically appropriate headwear. Find out whether it's as good...

Dec 17, 2020

Bookworms! It's your friends from Book Who's Talking, here with some summer reading recommendations (or Christmas present suggestions, your choice).
Give it a listen to hear *why* we recommend them, but here are the books for your easy reference:
Sex and Vanity - Kevin Kwan
Honeybee - Craig Silvey