The Weekend Booktopian - 30th October 2020


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Welcome to The Weekend Booktopian, our weekly podcast to kick off your weekend! Our team will give you the low down on all things book news related, and turn you on to the books that we are reading right now! For our nineteenth episode, Mark hosts Joel, Shanu and Jo to discuss the latest news, including the current trends around Trump books leading up to the US election, and the call for help from renowned French bookstore Shakespeare & Company highlighting the struggles the book industry faces in the pandemic. We then give you our latest round of book recommendations, before a Halloween-themed episode of Book Fight! Books Mentioned in this podcast: Truths from an Unreliable Witness - Fiona O'Loughlin: https://bit.ly/31WSnRQ Truth is Trouble - Malcolm Knox: https://bit.ly/3mtTgsO Soar - David McAllister, Amanda Dunn: https://bit.ly/2T3OxS7 Eat A Peach - David Chang: https://bit.ly/34FYNqk Grit - Angela Duckworth: https://bit.ly/3dw9OfV A Single man - Christopher Isherwood: https://bit.ly/3ebJBUI Past the Shallows - Favel Parrett: https://bit.ly/2TPgH3L Sponsored Books: Vanishing Falls - Poppy Gee: https://bit.ly/3cJNv6P The Reckless Oath We Made - Bryn Greenwood: https://bit.ly/30N8wZy Host: Mark Harding Guests: Joel Naoum, Shanu Prasad & Jo Lewin Producer: Mark Harding & Nick Wasiliev